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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two tax benefits—the child and dependent care tax credit (CDCTC) and the employer-provided child care exclusion—help families pay for work-related child care, but neither does...
March 23, 2017Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
“Here’s why your golf purchases could become tax deductible.” The Golf Digest headline popped up in my review of tax news a couple of weeks ago. Tax policy can be confusing, but this blew my mind. I married into a family of golfers, and I like golf (sometimes I even love it), but how on earth could my husband or I deduct the cost of our golf purchases?
June 1, 2016Renu Zaretsky
: 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