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Remember Evicted , Matthew Desmond’s harrowing account of the housing travails of low-income families in Milwaukee? Undoubtedly senators (and presidential hopefuls) Cory Booker and Kamala...
February 7, 2019Janet Holtzblatt
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Senate Republican leadership’s health plan loses about $300 billion less revenue than the House-passed health bill. Yet, most of the tax cuts in the...
June 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Senate Republican leadership released its closely-held alternative to the Affordable Care Act this morning. When it comes to taxes, the proposal looks a lot...
June 22, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Among the ruins of the American Health Care Act, there remains an important debate over tax credits versus tax deductions . This turns out to...
March 30, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is one way to think about the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation score of the House Republican health bill : By...
March 14, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The contrast couldn’t be more stark, and it seems to be getting stronger. The likely Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, would aggressively use the tax code to achieve social and economic goals, cut taxes on many middle-income people, and raise taxes on high-income households. Every
November 23, 2015Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Congress returns next week. We’ll resume our regular schedule on Wednesday, November 5, after tomorrow's elections. State ballot initiatives offer clues on how much voters are willing to pay for government services. There are 16 tax-related initiatives on state ballots tomorrow. TPC’s Kim Rueben
November 3, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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Congress is in recess until Monday, September 8. The Daily Deduction will resume its regular schedule when Congress returns. “ There will be credits .” Alaskans like the way oil industry profits are taxed --barely. The state grants a corporate income tax credit for qualified oil and gas service-
September 2, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
“Are we there yet?” It’s just a little (or a lot) further for the federal Highway Trust Fund . Congress just left for a week-long recess, leaving the Highway Trust Fund nearly empty . The Senate Finance Committee didn’t support Chairman Ron Wyden’s $9 billion tax-raising patch, in spite of Wyden’s
June 27, 2014Renu Zaretsky