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tax reform

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
To the Obama Administration, tax reform means corporate tax restructuring. Both the president and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner have argued that at least the first...
March 4, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The deduction for interest on home mortgages may be the most beloved of all tax subsidies. A politician needs only to muse about repealing or...
March 1, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Ideological heresy may not quite be breaking out all over Washington, but in the growing debate over the burgeoning debt, there are helpful hints of...
February 24, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A recent column in the Christian Science Monitor (first appeared here ): America's tax system is broken. It's needlessly complex, economically harmful, and often unfair...
February 18, 2011Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
At last Wednesday’s hearing on tax reform, three witnesses--Rosanne Altshuler, Larry Lindsey, and I--invoked a famous rule of thumb about taxes. We each told the...
February 7, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
This morning I appeared at a Senate Budget Committee hearing, "Tax Reform: A Necessary Component for Restoring Fiscal Sustainability." My full testimony, "Cutting Tax Preferences...
February 2, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On a purely rhetorical level, President Obama gave a terrific State of the Union address last night. He delivered the usual laundry list of promises...
January 26, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
If President Obama says much in his State of the Union address tonight about tax reform, he’s likely to focus on revising corporate taxes, and...
January 25, 2011Howard Gleckman