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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
: TaxVox
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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Alice Rivlin, who died yesterday at age 88, was a policy legend. She also was a kind, generous, and extraordinarily tough woman. Over more than...
May 15, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A Tale Of Two Economies: Comparing Trump’s Economic Forecast With CBO’s President Trump’s 2020 budget is based upon an extremely optimistic view of the nation’s...
March 13, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Back in the presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump promised to eliminate the national debt in eight years. This goal was never plausible, even before Congress...
August 22, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Joint Committee on Taxation, Congressional Budget Office , and Tax Policy Center agree that, without significant changes, the House-passed tax bill (the Tax Cuts...
November 21, 2017Melissa M. Favreault
: TaxVox
How fast will the US economy grow? When mainstream forecasters consult their crystal balls, they typically see real economic growth around 2 percent annually over...
August 10, 2017Donald Marron
: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office released its Analysis of the President’s FY2018 Budget last week, estimating that the plan would reduce the federal budget deficit from...
July 18, 2017Frank Sammartino
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Much like the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Senate leadership’s health bill includes a huge tax cut that mostly benefits the nation’s highest-income...
June 26, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
House Republicans are pushing for quick passage of The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would modify or repeal many aspects of the Affordable Care...
March 10, 2017Benjamin R. Page