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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The most important thing to know about the tax bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Richard Neal (D-MA) is that it’s big. The...
September 14, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Those of us who have been writing about the federal budgets for too long remember the sad history of presidents trotting out wildly optimistic economic...
June 2, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When Joe Biden ran for president, his campaign platform included dozens of relatively specific tax proposals. They ranged from expanding refundable tax credits for low-...
May 21, 2021Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) sends $350 billion to state and local governments with very few strings attached. Unlike the CARES Act , which originally...
March 26, 2021Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Talk about playing against type: The tax cuts in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) are among the biggest one-year tax reductions in modern US...
March 16, 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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Trump is formally kicking off his reelection campaign with a couple of pages of bullet points. It makes for a thin tax policy agenda.
August 25, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump continues to promote a payroll tax holiday as a piece of the next coronavirus relief bill. The idea fails as either relief or stimulus...
April 29, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Trump and some members of Congress are promoting a payroll tax cut to respond to the growing coronavirus outbreak. But if they are looking...
March 13, 2020Elaine Maag
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump seems to want Congress to pass tax breaks for industries hard-hit by collapsing demand in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. While we...
March 11, 2020Howard Gleckman