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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I am weary of mystery meat. The latest serving was dished out today by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), who released a fiscal...
March 20, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has updated its analysis of Mitt Romney’s platform to reflect his proposed new tax cuts. And the result: Lower taxes for...
March 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Mitt Romney has added a new plank to his campaign tax platform : Cut all ordinary tax rates by a fifth. That would bring the...
February 23, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the current issue of the journal The International Economy , ten economic thinkers shared their views on how best to restructure the tax system...
February 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If we are going to reduce the medium- and long-deficit, new tax revenues must be part of the solution. And those taxes must be progressive...
January 23, 2012William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Rick Santorum, who may have won the Iowa caucuses after all, favors a huge broad-based tax cut that would massively increase the budget deficit. According...
January 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With Rick Santorum surging in Iowa, it is a good time to take a look at his tax agenda . While his revenue plan has...
January 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In two days, 53 targeted tax breaks will, officially at least, die. By the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation’s count , that’s the number of...
December 29, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is that time of year when we celebrate with family, remember all we have to be thankful for, and scramble to squeeze out those...
December 27, 2011Howard Gleckman