Taxes

Beware the Budget Busters in the Lame Duck

The lame duck Congress will return to Washington with an important to-do list that includes either finishing the seven unfinished appropriation bills...
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Nov 5, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Bill Did Not Cause Revenue to Rise

A common misleading claim this fall has been that tax revenues have increased, even with the large tax cuts enacted last year. While it is...
Oct 24, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts Would Be Irresponsible

For Immediate Release Recently, President Trump called for a new 10 percent middle class tax cut, which news reports suggest Congress is working to...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/1/2018: Congress has passed and the President has signed bills containing five of 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution...
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Sep 27, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

JCT: Tax Cuts 2.0 Would Slow Long-Term Economic Growth

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has released an official dynamic score of "Tax Reform 2.0" – a bill permanently extending last December's tax...
Sep 21, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

No, Really, Tax Revenue Has Not Risen

Update: After the end of the fiscal year, we published an updated version of this piece with final numbers from the Treasury Department. At the...
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Sep 12, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Cut Extensions Would Cost $657 Billion

The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday released three bills they are dubbing "Tax Reform 2.0." The biggest of these bills would extend many of...
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Sep 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts are the Height of Fiscal Irresponsibility

For Immediate Release The House Ways and Means Committee released “Tax Reform 2.0" Monday night, which would make permanent most of last year’s tax...
Aug 16, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Has Revenue Risen in 2018?

Update: After the end of the fiscal year, we published an updated version of this piece with final numbers from the Treasury Department. The...

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...

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