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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
CBO Predicts Historic Levels of Debt By Mid-Century If the US continues today’s patterns of taxes and spending, the national debt will almost triple as...
June 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
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On June 21, the family and friends of Alice Rivlin will join with much of Washington’s public policy community to celebrate her life and extraordinary...
June 20, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
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Alice Rivlin made the world a better place in so many ways. She will forgive me for ignoring most of them in this brief essay...
May 15, 2019Leonard E. Burman
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Were you surprised that the 2017 tax overhaul, commonly referred as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), did not increase revenues in 2018? Probably...
March 13, 2019William G. GaleAaron Krupkin
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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
What is the difference between Chicago mayoral candidate Willie Wilson, and President Trump and Congress? Wilson, you may recall, spent last Sunday handing out an estimated...
July 26, 2018Howard Gleckman
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affects the after-tax income of households in two ways: directly through the individual income tax and indirectly through...
February 19, 2018Benjamin R. Page
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The United Framework for tax reform outlined last week by the congressional Republican leadership and the Trump Administration included a proposal to eliminate the estate...
October 9, 2017Daniel Berger
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office is always under pressure to do something differently, usually by lawmakers trying to get a more favorable budget score for their...
August 9, 2017Robert McClelland
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The House Freedom Caucus wants to eliminate the Budget Analysis Division at the Congressional Budget Office and rely on outside research organizations, including the Urban...
July 25, 2017Donald Marron