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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In its April fiscal update , the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would increase the federal debt by...
April 30, 2018Benjamin R. Page
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
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
As states prepare to debate their fiscal year 2018 budgets, many continue to face tough fiscal outlooks. About half failed to meet revenue targets last...
December 22, 2016Norton Francis
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in an old idea—a financial transaction tax, or FTT. In a new paper , The Tax Policy Center has taken an in-depth look at the pros and cons of the levy. We’ve found that even a modest tax would raise a lot of money, and that it would be quite
June 30, 2015Leonard E. Burman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week’s Congressional Budget Office fiscal update largely focused on the dangers of rising spending on health care, Social Security, and interest on the debt. But it also projected a significant increase in federal revenues, almost entirely due to a big bump in individual income taxes. CBO
September 3, 2014Roberton C. Williams