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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When Congress returns from its summer break on July 20, its primary job (really, its only job) is to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress...
July 8, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Some ideas are more substantive than others.
April 11, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is The US Ready For A Gas Tax Increase? House Democrats are talking enthusiastically about passing a big infrastructure bill by summer. President Trump keeps...
March 12, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As the partial shutdown of the federal government enters its 17th day, the stakes are rising. Shutdowns have numerous negative economic and political effects, but...
January 7, 2019William G. Gale
: TaxVox
The return of divided government and the early stages of the next presidential election create enormous uncertainty about how 2019 will go. As Yogi Berra...
January 4, 2019William G. GaleMark J. Mazur
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Happy New Year. And welcome to 2019, a year when several important tax policy issues are likely to hit the news. Watch for these: Whether...
January 3, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Did Republicans make a political mistake rushing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) through Congress in less than two months in late 2017? In...
August 29, 2018Howard 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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
For the second time in a week, House Republicans are pushing policy changes that seem to conflict with key elements of last year’s Tax Cuts...
July 24, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Now that the Supreme Court has made it easier for states to require online retailers to collect sales taxes, how will states and Congress respond?...
June 26, 2018Howard Gleckman