July 2, 2019
The House Ways and Means Committee today filed suit in federal court demanding President Trump’s 2013-2019 tax returns. The Committee says it is seeking Trump’s...
July 2, 2019
Expanding the earned income tax credit (EITC) has support from a wide range of policy experts. Yet the expansion ideas come in many different forms...
July 1, 2019
Can The Sanders Financial Transactions Tax Raise Trillions And Cut Speculation? Senator and Democratic Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has proposed an ambitious financial transactions...
June 27, 2019
The US Supreme Court’s decision to leave a US citizenship question off the 2020 Census ( for now ) has focused unusual attention on the...
June 25, 2019
CBO Predicts Historic Levels of Debt By Mid-Century If the US continues today’s patterns of taxes and spending, the national debt will almost triple as...
June 21, 2019
As a tax shelter, health savings accounts are a winner, and are growing in popularity. But, according to a new study (subscription only) by Paul...
June 20, 2019
On June 21, the family and friends of Alice Rivlin will join with much of Washington’s public policy community to celebrate her life and extraordinary...
June 17, 2019
Congress seems about ready to pass a package of about 28 retirement and pension plan changes the House calls the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up...
June 13, 2019
Martin Feldstein, who died earlier this week, was an intellectual giant who transformed modern public finance and tax policy analysis. He also was a kind,...
June 13, 2019
Yes, you can have an ambitious domestic policy agenda and a nearly balanced budget. You can, at least, if you are a think tank and...