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Maya MacGuineas
Apr 28, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Trump's Tax Plan Will Add $5.5 Trillion to the Debt

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
Donald Trump
Apr 26, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Fiscal FactCheck: How Much Will Trump's Tax Plan Cost?

The White House released principles and a framework for tax reform today. We applaud the President's focus on tax reform, but the plan includes far...
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Apr 25, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Principles for Responsible Tax Reform

The United States tax code has not been overhauled in over three decades, and it is in desperate need of reform. The current federal income tax is in...
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Apr 25, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Comparing the Trump Campaign and Better Way Tax Plans

With President Trump expected to release new details about his Administration's tax reform plan on Wednesday, we thought it would be useful to take...
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Apr 20, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

America Needs Tax Reform, Not More Debt

A New York Times op-ed written by Steve Forbes, Larry Kudlow, Arthur Laffer, and Stephen Moore argued that since tax reform is hard, Republicans...
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Apr 18, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Day 2017: Charts to Explain Our Tax System

To commemorate Tax Day, CRFB and our partners at Fix the Debt have released our annual chartbook on federal taxes. It outlines who pays taxes, what...
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Mar 29, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CRFB Explainer: Is Tax Reform Harder Now?

Much of the news coverage on the interplay between health care and tax reform claims the failure to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) makes...
Mar 28, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

JCT Estimates Record $1.6 Trillion in Tax Breaks in 2017

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released a new estimate earlier this year for the cost of tax expenditures over the years 2016-2020. In total,...
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AHCA Manager's Amendments Will Likely Cut Deficit Reduction in Half

The House Rules Committee released two manager's amendments to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) late Monday evening in advance of their scheduled...
Eugene Steuerle
Mar 6, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Gene Steuerle: Before We Reform Tax Policy, We Need to Know What Is Working

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

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