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Appropriations Watch: FY 2022

Congress started marking up individual appropriations bills for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 in June. Discretionary spending levels are no longer subject to...

SALT Cap Repeal Does Not Belong in Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Though the recent draft tax legislation proposed by the Ways and Means Committee is silent on the issue of the $10,000 state...

Better Targeting in Reconciliation

As lawmakers negotiate the details of their reconciliation package , they will need to scale back some of their ambitions to prevent arbitrary policy...
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SALT Cap Repeal Would Be a Costly Mistake

Recent reports indicate Congress may repeal the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction in its $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill,...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

Closing the Stepped-Up Basis Loophole

Reconciliation should not add a penny to the national debt. As lawmakers work to craft a package with $3.5 trillion of new spending and tax breaks...

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