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Aug 2, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...

Has the Recent Economic Boom Offset 88% of the Cost of the Tax Cut?

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed shared by the House Ways and Means Committee, Mike Solon of US Policy Metrics makes the argument that thanks to...

House to Vote on $90 Billion of Tax Cuts

The House of Representatives is voting this week on three bills targeting health care-related tax provisions and expanding the use of...
Jul 24, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Debt-Financed Tax Cuts Beyond Irresponsible

For Immediate Release Today, the House is scheduled to vote on the first of several of health-related tax cuts, which could total over $100 billion...

Have Deficit Projections Doubled Because of the Tax Bill and BBA 2018?

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business this morning, where he was asked about CRFB's analysis...

Ways and Means Committee Considering $92 Billion of Tax Cuts

The House Ways and Means Committee today is marking up a package of 11 tax bills related to health care. The Joint Committee on Taxation (...

The Deficit Is Not "Coming Down Rapidly"

This morning, White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow appeared on Fox Business and made the following claim (emphasis added...
Jun 15, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

After Tax Reform, Tax Expenditures Remain Costly

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) recently released its latest tax expenditure estimates. The report shows that despite the 2017 tax law, ...

Is CBO "Always Wrong" Because It Doesn't Understand Growth?

In dismissing projected trillion-dollar deficits, National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow recently claimed that one should "never believe the...