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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The latest Republican talking point is that President Obama is “punting” on his fiscal responsibilities by not proposing deep cuts in Medicare and Social Security...
February 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A recent column in the Christian Science Monitor (first appeared here ): America's tax system is broken. It's needlessly complex, economically harmful, and often unfair...
February 18, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Here’s a quick multiple choice quiz about President Obama’s new budget. Over the next ten years, would the budget: a. Increase taxes by $819 billion...
February 15, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Obama budget confirms what we already knew—neither tax reform nor significant increases in revenues are on the table. Neither are major entitlement programs such...
February 14, 2011Howard Gleckman