Tax Extenders

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Trillion-Dollar Deficits Could Return Next Year, But A Deal Could Make Them Worse

Trillion-dollar deficits will return next year, and a budget deal in the coming weeks could make them much worse. The continuing resolution (CR) that...
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Health Package Sets Stage For Nearly $600 Billion of Costs

Ways and Means Committee Republicans have offered a package of health legislation that would delay several Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare")...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Current Policy Gimmick Would Add Half-Trillion to Debt

Some tax cutters would like tax reform to embrace a troubling budget gimmick: a current policy baseline. Congressional leaders have set a revenue-...
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Budget Will Be Difficult to Balance Without ACA Savings

For the past three years, Republicans have proposed budgets with a goal of achieving balance within the next decade. However, that goal will be much...
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Jan 3, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Lowering the Bar for "Revenue Neutral" Tax Reform

One of the key questions of comprehensive tax reform will be its budgetary target.  Congressional leaders have set a revenue-neutral target,...
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Expanding Medical Deduction Would Add to Debt

Congress is at it again - proposing to extend tax breaks without paying for them, and add new ones in the process. Today, the House voted to expand...
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FAA Bill Should Not Turn Into an April Christmas Tree

Update: The Congressional Budget Office has released its score of the Senate FAA bill, estimating that it would reduce ten-year deficits by a...
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2015’s Fiscal Follies and Reasons for Hope

It’s the end of the year and like so many organizations, CRFB wanted to share with you our top 10 list: a look back at Congress’s 10 top...
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Policymakers Dig Hole $1.2 Trillion Deeper in 2015

With debt already around its highest level as a share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) other than around World War II and estimated to grow with no...
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Expectations Vs Reality For the FY 2016 Budget

With the first session of the the 114th Congress rapidly drawing to a close and the big budget issues being settled, we will take a look at how the...

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