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budget deficit

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, would come to the job with largely predictable views on tax policy for a mainstream, center-left economist.
November 24, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Perhaps it is a good time to start thinking about how the federal government is going to repay this new debt.
April 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
No, The US Is Not Overtaxed. Despite what you may have heard, Americans are taxed less than residents of almost any other major developed country...
August 20, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
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...
June 13, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The beginning of the US economy’s second year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was largely positive, though some troubling signs lurked just beneath...
May 7, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A Tale Of Two Economies: Comparing Trump’s Economic Forecast With CBO’s President Trump’s 2020 budget is based upon an extremely optimistic view of the nation’s...
March 13, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
We now have a full year of data about the state of the US economy since President Trump signed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...
March 4, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In its annual budget update, the Congressional Budget Office projected yesterday that under current law the federal deficit is headed for $1 trillion by 2022...
January 29, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the biggest tax overhaul in the United States in...
December 19, 2018William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump, who sees himself as the toughest guy in the room, is, along with his GOP allies in Congress, disarming the federal government’s ability...
February 14, 2018Howard Gleckman