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Jul 7, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

There is No Such Thing as Progressive SALT Cap Relief

According to media reports , Congress is considering reforming, rather than repealing, the $10,000 cap on the deduction for State and Local Taxes (...
Jul 6, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Republican and Democratic Presidents Support Reducing the Tax Gap

One of the most fair and efficient ways for policymakers to raise revenue would be to close some portion of the “tax gap," or the difference between...
Jun 30, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Narrow the Tax Gap

Last month, Senator Angus King (I-ME), along with Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), introduced the Stop Corporations and High...
Jun 17, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Primer: Understanding the Tax Gap

One of the most fair and efficient ways for policymakers to raise revenue would be to close some portion of the “tax gap.” The tax gap is the...
May 11, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Erskine Bowles and Henry Paulson: Biden should embrace a carbon tax

Erskine Bowles served as Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 1998 and is a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget...
Apr 20, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Repealing the SALT Cap Would be More Regressive than the TCJA

Recently, a number of Members of Congress have called for repealing the current $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. Many off...
Apr 16, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas on CNN Discussing the Corporate Tax Rate

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas appeared on CNN's "New Day" to discuss raising the corporate tax rate to help...
Mar 27, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: There's a blatantly obvious way for the US to fight climate change and pay for new infrastructure

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...
Mar 25, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas's Senate Testimony on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

On March 25, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Senate Budget Committee on "Ending a Rigged...