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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With Congress about to debate a second round of stimulus payments for tens of millions of people, it is important to review some lessons about...
July 23, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congress is headed toward a fourth COVID-19 relief package – and arguably the first one directly addressing state and local governments’ pandemic-induced fiscal crisis ...
May 12, 2020Tracy Gordon
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Would you be surprised to learn that in addition to the $1.3 trillion the federal government will spend on Medicare, Medicaid , and related health...
January 28, 2020Frank Sammartino
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Federal lawmakers have found many ways to shift the responsibility for today’s spending to tomorrow’s taxpayers. But among the most important is their habit of...
December 3, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The recent feud between President Trump and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) over conditions in Baltimore may have one benefit: it lets us reopen a debate...
August 13, 2019Tracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The US Supreme Court’s decision to leave a US citizenship question off the 2020 Census ( for now ) has focused unusual attention on the...
June 27, 2019Tracy Gordon
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Americans appear deeply divided, in part because they are experiencing vastly different economic outcomes based on where they live. What causes these regional disparities? How...
October 12, 2018Tracy Gordon
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) just introduced the ‘‘ Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Act ’’ (or Stop-BEZOS) that would punish...
September 7, 2018Leonard E. Burman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Are We Beginning An Historic Debate Over Work In The US? What should the federal government do to encourage people to work? Should it try...
April 27, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congressional plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have governors worried – and with good reason. Although proposals continue to evolve, states stand...
July 11, 2017Tracy Gordon