Tax Policy Center

ACA

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On Friday, Elizabeth Warren released her financing plan for Medicare for All . It is predictably wonky and politically courageous—new spending is way more popular...
November 5, 2019Leonard E. Burman
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The return of divided government and the early stages of the next presidential election create enormous uncertainty about how 2019 will go. As Yogi Berra...
January 4, 2019William G. GaleMark J. Mazur
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In a new initiative, the Tax Policy Center is improving its modeling of five key tax expenditures: the tax treatment of pass-through entities, charitable giving,...
December 18, 2018Mark J. Mazur
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congressional plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have governors worried – and with good reason. Although proposals continue to evolve, states stand...
July 11, 2017Tracy Gordon
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office is under unprecedented political attack. These criticisms are overblown, and likely will prove to be counterproductive—even to those making them. CBO’s...
June 23, 2017Rudolph G. Penner
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Trump Administration and congressional Republicans remain stalemated over how to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). One major problem: The House...
June 14, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I intended to write a completely different post about how repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would undermine Medicare’s finances. My story was half right:...
March 13, 2017Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax reform was always going to be a tough sell in 2017. But now, thanks to the seemingly bottomless controversy over the Trump campaign’s Russia...
March 6, 2017Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the budget he plans to release tomorrow, President Obama will propose some modest changes to the Affordable Care Act’s much-reviled Cadillac Tax on high-cost employer sponsored health plans. In advance of the proposal, Jason Furman, Chair of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers,
February 7, 2016Leonard E. Burman
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About that possible government shutdown… The Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 11. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner will meet with President Obama “soon” for budget negotiations , and the House is on
September 30, 2015Renu Zaretsky