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individual taxes

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If Congressional gridlock sends the U.S. government tumbling over the fiscal cliff later this year, Americans could face an average tax hike of almost $3,500...
October 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Yesterday, Kevin Hassett, an American Enterprise Institute economist and informal adviser to Mitt Romney, insisted that Romney would not raise taxes on low- and middle-income...
September 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
About that 47 percent: Let me introduce you to Andrea. When I met her a couple of years ago, she was a home health aide...
September 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As politicians and their allies look for ways to finance tax rate cuts, a surprising option is getting a great deal of attention among conservatives:...
August 28, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan is often identified as a deficit hawk. And while he regularly talks about the importance of balanced budgets, that’s not what matters most...
August 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In the recent contretemps over Mitt Romney’s tax plan, some Romney partisans have asserted that the Massachusetts governor’s revenue plank mimics the tax elements of...
August 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new paper by Brookings Institution scholars and Tax Policy Center colleagues Bill Gale, Adam Looney, and Samuel Brown is generating lots of media buzz...
August 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senate Democrats, who will vote this week to allow most of the 2001/2003 tax cuts to expire for high-income households, are likely to make an...
July 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It won’t be impossible for pay for substantial individual tax rate reductions by cutting tax expenditures. But it will be very, very hard. The challenges...
July 10, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Robin, thanks for asking me back on Good Morning America to talk about my views on tax reform. After we spoke about gay marriage, I...
May 10, 2012Howard Gleckman