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tax reform

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Here is why tax reform is so hard: In June, House Republicans released their “Better Way”...
September 13, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As presidential campaigns grind on, we often learn more details about each candidate’s policy agenda. But when it comes to Donald Trump’s tax plan, we...
August 18, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Taxes are just not a thing for Democrats in this election season. The most remarkable take-away from reading the tax plank of the 2016 Democratic...
July 26, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
What the GOP Platform Says About Taxes The Republican platform approved yesterday by the GOP convention is an attempt to merge standard party views on...
July 19, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Would you be willing to swap a new, broad-based consumption tax for your employer’s share of the Social Security and Medicare payroll tax? According to...
July 6, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
I’ve never seen anything quite like it: A presumptive presidential candidate proposes a major policy initiative and a month before he is due to be...
June 28, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Republicans Propose Big Tax Cuts for Business and Investors, Move Towards a Cash Flow Tax House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled his long-promised rewrite...
June 23, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump’s tax and spending plan would nearly triple interest rates and increase the federal government’s debt by $14 trillion by 2026, according to an...
June 21, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Top Ways & Means Staffer Janice Mays Surveys The Future of Tax Reform Last week, Politico’ s Brian Faler did a great interview (paywall) with Janice Mays, the long-time Democratic staff director for the House Ways & Means Committee. Janice, who has just retired after a remarkable 40 years
May 31, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Critics are blasting Donald Trump for saying his tax plan would be open to negotiation should it ever get to Congress. There are plenty of reasons to criticize the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, but a willingness to find a middle ground on an important policy issue should not be one of them. How did stating the obvious become a political sin?
May 10, 2016Howard Gleckman