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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle expresses confidence that a tax simplification package is likely in the near future. He offers his ideas for what should be included in such a bill.

July 12, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers an explanation of the changes between the administrations budget offered in January and its mid-session changes offered at the end of June.

July 6, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle raises questions about a proposed long-term care credit, in terms of traditional tax policy issues: administration, costs, equity, budget accounting, and tax simplicity.

May 10, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle raises questions about a proposed long-term care credit, in terms of budget, health, and retirement policy.

May 3, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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This column by Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle is the first in a series examining key questions about the president's proposal to deal with long-term care through the tax code. The focus will be less on the specific details of that particular proposal than with the type of analysis required to...

April 26, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle attempt to make sense of the tax cut debate, offering guidance in answering the question, "when is a tax cut warranted?"

April 5, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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It used to be that the budget planning sequence went from proposal to estimate to soundbite. Today, however, we have a new game in town. Now we get estimates of the cost of a proposal before the proposal itself has even been designed. And the estimates themselves are made primarily to fit into a...

February 26, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle describes the many related issues that Congress will have to address if it decides to develop legislation to try to encourage the expansion of private pension assets along the lines of a government match.

February 22, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the 1999 Clinton Administration proposal to create "USA" savings accounts. He concludes that the proposal for a match is one way to try to encourage greater saving, especially among the middle class, but that to be effective, a much more delicate crafting...

February 8, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle notes that tax simplification is not currently on the budget agenda for the expected surplus, and explains why it should be.

January 18, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle