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tax extenders

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the strange alchemy of Washington, Congress can magically turn a tax increase into a tax cut. And to make it happen, all it has...
July 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Yesterday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), who rarely gives public speeches, laid out his agenda for tax reform. Just for fun, I compared...
June 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee about a perennial challenge, the...
June 8, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A House panel today began what could be the beginning of a remarkable exercise: It is reviewing the merits of dozens of expiring tax provisions...
April 26, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The least popular Congress in memory is back. I, personally, am thrilled. After a year in which lawmakers did almost nothing besides (barely) keeping the...
January 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In two days, 53 targeted tax breaks will, officially at least, die. By the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation’s count , that’s the number of...
December 29, 2011Howard Gleckman