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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s latest research report went viral last week, drawing attention in the presidential campaign and sparking a constructive discussion of the practical...
August 8, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Sellers of stocks and other assets have always had to calculate their cost basis (generally, what they paid for the investment) in order to figure...
May 1, 2012Steven M. Rosenthal
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Despite evidence to the contrary, there is a lingering view that Mitt Romney’s tax plan would primarily help middle-income households and not favor the rich...
January 30, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With Rick Santorum surging in Iowa, it is a good time to take a look at his tax agenda . While his revenue plan has...
January 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
There is lots we still don’t know about GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s tax and budget plan . But I am pretty sure of one...
October 25, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid’s plan to fund a $445 billion stimulus, err, jobs bill with a 5.6 percent surtax on millionaires is not all...
October 6, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Obama didn’t quite get around to saying so when he rolled out his latest deficit reduction plan on Monday, but his Buffett Rule —that...
September 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Welcome to the season of jobs plans. GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman offered his last week. President Obama will propose his before Thursday night's football...
September 6, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a revealing interview with Steve Moore of The Wall Street Journal , Representative Michele Bachmann(R-MN) called for repealing taxes on capital gains. She also...
June 16, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Will Donald Trump bring Barack Obama’s birth certificate to the Royal wedding? I have no idea, but now that I’ve made our Web optimization folks...
April 28, 2011Howard Gleckman