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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
: TaxVox
The return of divided government and the early stages of the next presidential election create enormous uncertainty about how 2019 will go. As Yogi Berra...
January 4, 2019William G. GaleMark J. Mazur
: TaxVox
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the biggest tax overhaul in the United States in...
December 19, 2018William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
TaxVox is continuing to track a set of economic indicators to see whether the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has, in President Trump’s words, created...
November 2, 2018Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Tax Vox is continuing to track a set of economic indicators to see whether the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has, in President Trump’s words,...
July 31, 2018Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump often says the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has provided “rocket fuel” that will supercharge the US economy. He may, eventually, be right...
May 2, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
On the surface, CBO’s new projections of the federal debt and deficits over the next 10 years paint a troubling picture. But, dig deeper and...
April 10, 2018William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Trump Administration claims that the tax cut going through the House and Senate will significantly boost the overall growth rate of the U.S. economy...
November 28, 2017William G. Gale
: TaxVox
In principle, well designed tax cuts can increase US investment and lending by foreigners which can, in turn, increase the aggregate US capital stock and,...
September 22, 2017Benjamin R. Page