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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
COVID-19 poses a severe threat not only to public health but also to the overall U.S. economy. The Nation’s policy response should focus on three...
March 17, 2020Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Trump Administration would miss its revenue targets by at least $3 trillion under more realistic economic assumptions...
February 12, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Politicians love to make claims about tax policy. This tax cut will create jobs! That one forced the school district to fire teachers! But too...
November 12, 2019Richard C. Auxier
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Under pressure from President Trump and worried about a worldwide economic slowdown, the Federal Reserve recently cut short-term interest rates. By continuing to push rates...
August 29, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The economic benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) seem to have petered out. The US economy grew robustly in late 2017, perhaps...
August 1, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The beginning of the US economy’s second year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was largely positive, though some troubling signs lurked just beneath...
May 7, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
: TaxVox
In my new book, Fiscal Therapy: Curing America’s Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future , I show how to reduce federal debt in 2050...
April 25, 2019William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A few years ago, the Internet went wild over a photograph of a dress. Was it blue and black, or white and gold? Many people...
April 4, 2019William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Federal tax and spending policies are worsening the problem of economic inequality. But the tax breaks that overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy are only part of...
February 5, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
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