Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Tax Extenders

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Jan 3, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Lowering the Bar for "Revenue Neutral" Tax Reform

One of the key questions of comprehensive tax reform will be its budgetary target.  Congressional leaders have set a revenue-neutral target, r
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Expanding Medical Deduction Would Add to Debt

Congress is at it again - proposing to extend tax breaks without paying for them, and add new ones in the process.
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FAA Bill Should Not Turn Into an April Christmas Tree

Update: The Congressional Budget Office has released its score of the Senate FAA bill, estimating that it would reduce ten-year deficits by a...
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2015’s Fiscal Follies and Reasons for Hope

It’s the end of the year and like so many organizations, CRFB wanted to share with you our top 10 list: a look back at Congress’s 10 top fiscal ach
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Expectations Vs Reality For the FY 2016 Budget

With the first session of the the 114th Congress rapidly drawing to a close and the big budget issues being settled, we will take a look at how the
Dec 17, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Fiscal Irresponsibility of the Tax Deal in 6 Charts

It's no surprise that a deficit-financed tax cut deal costing $830 billion after interest would be bad for the budget. We've been describing...
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Dec 16, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Negotiated Tax Deal Would Cost $680 Billion

Lawmakers have announced a negotiated package of business and individual tax breaks costing about $680 billion over ten years. After interest, we...
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Dec 15, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Hoyer Slams Tax Extenders Deal

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) took to the House floor on Tuesday to assert his opposition to a potential tax extenders deal, citing a recent...

Tax Extenders Deal Might End Up Adding $4 Trillion to the Debt

The $700 billion price tag on the rumored deal to permanently extend expired tax breaks might actually be underselling just how expensive the package...

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