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Blog | October 2021

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
Oct 15, 2021 | Taxes

Former IRS Commissioner Urges Congress to Expand Information Banks Report to the IRS

Former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti, who served under Presidents Clinton and Bush, recently published an op-ed in...
Oct 15, 2021 | Other Spending

Chartbook: Build Back Better for Less

Policymakers are apparently now targeting $1.5 trillion to $2.3 trillion of gross spending increases and tax cuts for their Build Back Better...
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Oct 12, 2021 | Budget Process

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/12/2021: The House passed a short-term, $480 billion debt limit extension, expected to last until early December, on Tuesday,...
Oct 5, 2021 | Taxes

Event Recap: Tax Policy in the Build Back Better Act

On September 29, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted “Tax Policy in the Build Back Better Act.” The event featured a panel of...
Oct 1, 2021 | Health Care

Health Savings Can Help Pay for Reconciliation

Policymakers are continuing to negotiate the "Build Back Better Act" reconciliation package and the overall size and scope...