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Business Taxes: TaxVox
Bloomberg recently reported on an exchange traded fund (ETF) with the ticker symbol BOXX that exploits various tax rules to transform what’s effectively interest income,...
March 1, 2024Steven M. Rosenthal
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Taxing digital assets poses many tax policy puzzles. So many, in fact, that the Senate Finance Committee recently asked for advice on how to do...
July 31, 2023Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House and Senate unveiled similar bipartisan retirement savings bills this week. Among the differences: The House bill would let you use IRA funds for having a baby.
April 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The 116 th Congress is going to look very different from the 115 th . But don’t expect tax and budget policy to change much...
November 7, 2018Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last year, Congress proved it can act quickly—enacting the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) just six weeks after the first version was introduced...
February 26, 2018Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Despite all their rhetoric about closing special interest loopholes, politicians love nothing more than delivering federal largesse to favored constituents. But with new spending programs...
November 28, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Ever since his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has insisted that Congress lower tax rates on income earned by pass-through businesses such as partnerships, S corporations,...
November 27, 2017Joseph Rosenberg
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Want to know why the individual tax rate cuts in the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are so small. Or conversely,...
November 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Senate Finance Committee’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act would cut taxes by an average of $1,300 in 2019, according to a...
November 20, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Late last night, Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) revealed his revised version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the panel will...
November 15, 2017Howard Gleckman