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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the strange alchemy of Washington, Congress can magically turn a tax increase into a tax cut. And to make it happen, all it has...
July 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama today urged Congress to extend the 2001/2003 tax cuts for households making $250,000 or less and insisted lawmakers let those provisions expire for...
July 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Yesterday, Mitt Romney laid out what his campaign said was his vision for health reform . Today, he followed that up with a talk on...
June 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee about a perennial challenge, the...
June 8, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Over the past week or so, Bill Clinton, Larry Summers, and Glenn Hubbard have all made the same suggestion: Congress should extend all of the...
June 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
By now, you know the great taxmageddon story: At the end of the year, a lame duck Congress and a new or newly re-elected president...
May 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Listening to Barack Obama and John Boehner over the past few days put me in mind of two testosterone-addled 22-year olds preparing for a bar...
May 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Europe is undergoing a massive political upheaval. You may have noticed. Caught in the wake of deep recession, painfully high unemployment, bank failures, and growing...
May 8, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
My Tax Policy Center colleague Eric Toder and I are mystified by how unRepublican the House GOP’s Small Business Tax Cut Act really is. Sure,...
April 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It has sometimes been said, even by me, that the easiest way for Congress and the White House to fix the deficit is to do…...
April 19, 2012Howard Gleckman