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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Participants at a May 23 event on the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on economic growth broadly agreed that the 2017...
May 29, 2018Benjamin R. Page
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Without offsetting spending cuts that President-elect Trump has yet to describe, his plan offers a giant tax cut that the US can’t readily afford. Would it be worth it?
December 7, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump’s tax and spending plan would nearly triple interest rates and increase the federal government’s debt by $14 trillion by 2026, according to an...
June 21, 2016Howard Gleckman