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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
You’ve probably heard claims that Mitt Romney wants to cut taxes by $5 trillion. Here are five things you should know about that figure: 1...
October 12, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama says Governor Romney will cut taxes for high-income households by $250,000. Romney counters that under his plan, the rich will pay the same...
October 11, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Yesterday, Kevin Hassett, an American Enterprise Institute economist and informal adviser to Mitt Romney, insisted that Romney would not raise taxes on low- and middle-income...
September 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new paper by Brookings Institution scholars and Tax Policy Center colleagues Bill Gale, Adam Looney, and Samuel Brown is generating lots of media buzz...
August 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As early as today, the Senate is likely to vote on the first of two competing efforts to temporarily extend tax cuts passed between 2001...
July 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senate Democrats, who will vote this week to allow most of the 2001/2003 tax cuts to expire for high-income households, are likely to make an...
July 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Don’t tell my Tax Policy Center colleagues I said this, but it isn’t always about taxes. If you listened to the presidential campaign this week,...
July 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan may not have intended it, but his 2013 budget is the strongest argument I’ve seen for why any serious fiscal plan must include...
March 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I am weary of mystery meat. The latest serving was dished out today by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), who released a fiscal...
March 20, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Mitt Romney has proposed massive new tax cuts and promised to balance the federal budget. How will he achieve these seemingly contradictory goals? For now,...
March 8, 2012Howard Gleckman