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Are We Headed For A New Era of Income Tax Deduction Creep?
Congress can’t seem to end its love affair with tax deductions. For a brief period starting with then-House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp’s...
May 28, 2020
How The CARES Act Increases Charitable Deductions Without Helping Non-Profits Very Much
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act creates two new tax benefits for donors to non-profits. One will mostly benefit low- and middle-income...
April 8, 2020
What Will Lawmakers Do If They Can’t Add New Itemized Deductions?
Despite all their rhetoric about closing special interest loopholes, politicians love nothing more than delivering federal largesse to favored constituents. But with new spending programs...
November 28, 2017
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