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Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The conventional wisdom is that President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious tax agenda will die in a GOP Senate, but some elements could pass.
November 9, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Trump is formally kicking off his reelection campaign with a couple of pages of bullet points. It makes for a thin tax policy agenda.
August 25, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Baffled by the BAT? Confounded by the cash flow tax? Mystified by the mortgage deduction? To help sort it all out, the Tax Policy Center...
April 24, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Of the many remarkable things about this campaign, there is this: Americans are learning far more about Donald Trump’s sex life and Hillary Clinton’s emails...
November 1, 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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This post originally appeared on Up Front , the Brookings Institution's blog. There is, for good reason, a lot of focus these days on the widening gap between the top and the bottom in the U.S. economy. Since it’s (almost) Tax Day, that April 15 deadline for filing tax returns, it’s a good time to
April 10, 2015David Wessel
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As TaxVox readers know by now , House Republicans now require the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office to include macroeconomic effects when they produce budget scores of major bills. The GOP hoped this would show that tax cuts would generate so much new economic activity
March 10, 2015Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
This is one of a series of guest TaxVox blog posts discussing dynamic scoring. The House recently changed the rules of budget scoring: The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation will now account for macroeconomic effects when estimating the budget impacts of major
February 27, 2015Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This is one of a series of guest TaxVox blog posts discussing dynamic scoring House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has claimed that the House dynamic scoring rule would generate more information. But the new rule asks for an official cost estimate that reflects only a single estimate
February 25, 2015Chye-Ching Huang