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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Like many of you, I just finished my 2011 tax return. Counting worksheets, it was 59 pages long. It occurs to me that our current...
April 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This afternoon, I moderated an interesting Tax Policy Center panel on taxing the rich. With the Senate about to debate a Buffett tax on millionaires,...
April 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I’ve finally finished my income tax returns for 2011. The last task—and least pleasant—is figuring my Virginia use tax . That’s the sales tax I...
April 3, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
There is more to the Affordable Care Act than the individual mandate. There are also, for example, taxes. And since this is TaxVox, I thought...
March 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan may not have intended it, but his 2013 budget is the strongest argument I’ve seen for why any serious fiscal plan must include...
March 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Republicans like to say President Obama is a chronic, unrepentant tax-raiser. Obama himself used to say he was a tax-cutter but now touts himself as...
March 21, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Amidst the myriad proposals in President Obama’s budget are two "big ideas" that would raise revenue in a progressive manner without raising taxes. These important...
February 14, 2012William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last December, Congress replaced the two-year-old Making Work Pay tax credit (MWP) with this year’s payroll tax cut. That change cut taxes for higher-income workers,...
December 5, 2011Roberton C. Williams
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
A bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales taxes on all purchases, as long as the...
November 17, 2011Howard Gleckman