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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Will Donald Trump bring Barack Obama’s birth certificate to the Royal wedding? I have no idea, but now that I’ve made our Web optimization folks...
April 28, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In yesterday’s budget speech , President Obama said that one leg of his fiscal policy stool is “tax reform to cut about $1 trillion in...
April 14, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Imagine for a moment you walk into a dealership to buy the vehicle of your dreams. The salesman asks what you want to pay. You...
April 13, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
“We have met the enemy and he is us,” said the cartoonist Walt Kelly. He was talking about preserving the environment, but he could have...
April 6, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If you view a budget as a vision of government, the House GOP’s fiscal map unveiled today charts a profound course correction for Washington and...
April 5, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
While there seems to be growing agreement in Washington that the U.S. needs to cut its tax rate on corporations, there is (surprise) no consensus...
March 29, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Remember President Obama’s 2012 budget—the fiscal framework he released in February. You’d be forgiven if you’ve forgotten. After all, Washington can’t seem to stop squabbling...
March 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
“The goal is to reduce the size and scope of government spending, not to focus on the deficit." Grover Norquist You’ve got to give Grover...
March 15, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
To the Obama Administration, tax reform means corporate tax restructuring. Both the president and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner have argued that at least the first...
March 4, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A recent column in the Christian Science Monitor (first appeared here ): America's tax system is broken. It's needlessly complex, economically harmful, and often unfair...
February 18, 2011Donald Marron