Tax Policy Center

CBO economic outlook

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In its April fiscal update , the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would increase the federal debt by...
April 30, 2018Benjamin R. Page
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
Is dynamic scoring ready for prime time? At a TPC-Hutchins Center program yesterday, backers and critics debated whether congressional scorekeepers should include macroeconomic effects of tax changes when doing a budget score. They disagreed, of course, but did agree that if the tool is used, it
January 27, 2015Renu Zaretsky