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Dynamic Scoring

Nov 20, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Policy Center Dynamically Scores House Tax Bill

The Tax Policy Center (TPC) today released a new dynamic analysis of the House-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), adding more proof that tax cuts...

Dynamic Scoring Confirms: House or Senate Tax Bills Would Still Add to Debt

As more dynamic estimates of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are released, they all confirm that tax cuts do not pay for themselves. Because both...
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Under Dynamic Scoring, House Tax Bill Still Explodes the Debt

Note: this blog has been updated to reflect the Tax Foundation's corrected growth and revenue numbers. Recent dynamic estimates of the Tax Cuts and...

Chartbook: Dynamic Scoring and Tax Reform

This presentation covers that tax cuts don't pay for themselves, smart tax reform can generate $300 billion to $400 billion of dynamic revenues (...
Nov 7, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Doesn't Comply with the Byrd Rule

While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) under consideration in the House would satisfy reconciliation instructions requiring it add no more than $1.5...
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How Fast Can America Grow?

Official projections show real economic growth will average less than 2 percent annually over the next decade. However, some policymakers have...
Mar 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Does the House GOP Tax Plan Cost?

The tax reform conversation so far has mostly focused on House Republicans' "Better Way" Blueprint released last summer (we explain the plan in...
Feb 16, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Five Reasons to Pay for Tax Reform

An executive summary of this paper is available here. Tax reform is near the top of the agenda in Washington. This is encouraging because individual...
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CBO Estimates Economic Effects of the President's Final Budget

In addition to producing its own estimate of the budgetary effects of the President's budget, CBO typically estimates the economic effects of the...

Can Tax Reform Substantially Accelerate Economic Growth?

Since the 2016 Presidential campaign began, a number of candidates have touted tax reform – either overhauling or replacing the current income tax –...