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Joe Biden

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Biden and House Way & Means Committee Democrats have proposed increasing the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children at home –...
February 15, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a recent blog , I looked at two ways Congress could refocus those $1,400 per person relief payments on those who need it most...
February 2, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Congressional Republicans and some Democrats are urging lawmakers to better target President Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan for new pandemic relief. And they are right: It...
January 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It was fascinating to watch Treasury-secretary designate Janet Yellen and several Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee dance their delicate deficit dance at Yellen’s...
January 20, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Largely as a consequence of the pandemic, trillions of dollars have been flowing out of the Treasury’s coffers. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects the...
January 19, 2021C. Eugene SteuerleErald Kolasi
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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—though one that will...
January 6, 2021Howard Gleckman
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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