Tax Policy Center

CBO budget projections.

: TaxVox
It never is easy for government to respond to crises, especially one as big and far-reaching as the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, a better policymaking process...
March 1, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
CBO recently released new budget projections that incorporate the 2017 tax act and the 2018 spending deals. In a new paper with Alan J. Auerbach,...
April 23, 2018William G. GaleAaron Krupkin
: TaxVox
On the surface, CBO’s new projections of the federal debt and deficits over the next 10 years paint a troubling picture. But, dig deeper and...
April 10, 2018William G. Gale
: TaxVox
While policy makers and news headlines focus on debates about health care and tax policy, the U.S. fiscal outlook remains troubling and is a constraint...
August 4, 2017William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
CBO’s new budget projections are an opportunity to take stock of the country’s fiscal situation. At the risk of oversimplifying, the report contains one piece of good news, and two of bad news. The bottom line: The sky is not falling but policymakers have fallen short of solving the long-term
January 27, 2015William G. Gale