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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Amidst the myriad proposals in President Obama’s budget are two "big ideas" that would raise revenue in a progressive manner without raising taxes. These important...
February 14, 2012William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When it comes to taxes, President Obama has proposed what might best be called a conceptual budget —a powerful call for tax reform that is...
February 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As state legislatures return for what promises to be yet another difficult budget year , they ought to be starting to refill their rainy day...
January 17, 2012Brian Galle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The least popular Congress in memory is back. I, personally, am thrilled. After a year in which lawmakers did almost nothing besides (barely) keeping the...
January 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Sometime today, Congress will pass a bill to keep the government funded through September 2012. It will not reflect a careful and balanced assessment of...
December 16, 2011Leonard E. Burman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As long as politicians keep squabbling about what to do about the Bush era tax cuts, we are doomed. There will be no serious deficit...
November 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the back-and-forth over deficit reduction on Capitol Hill, Republicans have floated the idea of cutting individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board...
November 15, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Is the Congress’ deficit super committee making progress? That depends on your definition of progress, I suppose. The good news is that Republicans are increasingly...
November 10, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As the economic coordinator of the Treasury study that led to Tax Reform Act of 1986, I've always found it fascinating to read and listen...
October 20, 2011C. Eugene Steuerle