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State and Local Issues: TaxVox
I don’t have an official over-under for the number of states that will legalize sports gambling in 2019, but I know it’s high. Since the...
January 10, 2019Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
States closed their fiscal 2018 books at the end of June on a positive note. But they shouldn’t bank on the good times lasting forever...
December 18, 2018Lucy Dadayan
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As anyone can attest, the 2016 presidential election is very different from the 2012 race. One less obvious contrast is between the tax plans of...
August 4, 2016Yifan Powers
: TaxVox
Shutdown, Omnibus Spending, Continuing Resolution : So many choices in the wake of an Executive Action. The newly emboldened GOP ( or is it? ) has several options when responding to last night’s executive order on immigration issued by President Obama. After its Thanksgiving break, Congress will
November 21, 2014Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week’s Congressional Budget Office fiscal update largely focused on the dangers of rising spending on health care, Social Security, and interest on the debt. But it also projected a significant increase in federal revenues, almost entirely due to a big bump in individual income taxes. CBO
September 3, 2014Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The fiscal cliff is big (more than $500 billion in scheduled tax increases in 2013) and complicated (involving literally dozens of tax provisions, not just...
October 3, 2012Donald Marron