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Joe Biden

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President-elect Joe Biden proposed a new $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan last night that would substantially cut taxes for low- and moderate-income households, especially those...
January 15, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With improbable Democratic wins in both Georgia Senate runoff elections, President-elect Joe Biden has an opportunity to govern with a congressional majority.
January 6, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the face of child care. Formal, licensed child care centers have struggled to stay afloat in the face of rising...
December 30, 2020Elaine MaagNikhita Airi
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Tax Vox’s Lump of Coal Award For The Worst Tax Policy Ideas of 2020 It goes without saying that 2020 was an awful year. Bad tax policy didn't make it much better.
December 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
For decades, conventional wisdom said that high levels of federal debt created a significant drag on the economy by diverting money that could more productively...
December 7, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
By embracing a $908 billion bipartisan pandemic relief plan , congressional Democratic leaders may have jump-started long-dormant talks over short-term economic aid. A nudge by...
December 3, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
There are many benefits to a first-time homebuyer tax credit, such as the one proposed by President-elect Joe Biden. However, the transition from the...
November 30, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, would come to the job with largely predictable views on tax policy for a mainstream, center-left economist.
November 24, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
An amazing thing happened in this year’s presidential election. A major party candidate proposed raising Social Security payroll taxes. And won.
November 17, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The conventional wisdom is that President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious tax agenda will die in a GOP Senate, but some elements could pass.
November 9, 2020Howard Gleckman