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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has notified Congress that the U.S. government will reach the limits of its ability to borrow in mid-October. Lew’s letter sounds...
August 27, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
At 8:30 this morning, Uncle Sam suddenly shrunk. Federal spending fell from 21.5 percent of gross domestic product to 20.8 percent, while taxes declined from...
July 31, 2013Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Senate Democrats’ budget, like the House version, rips unfair and inefficient tax preferences that litter the revenue code. But the tax provisions of the...
March 21, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Looking for a way to improve the operation of the economy, lower our dependence on foreign oil, reduce pollution, slow global warming, cut government spending,...
March 12, 2013William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
States trying to decide whether to expand their Medicaid programs to cover more low-income uninsured might want to take a look at the fate of...
March 7, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The latest chapter in Washington’s never-ending fiscal drama is about to play out in tomorrow’s sequester--a word most Americans should never have had to learn...
February 28, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
“We must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit. But we reject the belief that...
January 22, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If 2012 was the year of modest economic recovery and surprising Democratic election success, 2013 may be the year of perpetual fiscal policy crisis. After...
December 27, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For over a decade, the federal estate and gift tax has been in constant flux with its exemption rising, its rates falling, and its near-death...
December 13, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s new tables showing the revenue and distributional effects of capping itemized deductions have received a great deal of attention since we...
October 19, 2012Roberton C. Williams