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Dec 11, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Takes on Temporary Tax Breaks

The Wall Street Journal editorial board wrote an opinion piece today decrying special interest tax subsidies that may be added to a year-end...
Nov 18, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

2020 Federal Tax Brackets Are Here

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its tax year 2020 inflation adjustments for more than 60 federal tax provisions. To make these...
Oct 28, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Marc Goldwein & Tyler Evilsizer: Moving from a debt-busting tax cut to pro-growth tax reform

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Tyler Evilsizer is the...

Choices for Financing Medicare for All: A Preliminary Analysis

Proposals to adopt single-payer health care in the United States have grown in popularity in recent years, as numerous lawmakers and presidential...
Oct 23, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Policymakers Should Reject Efforts to Weaken SALT Cap

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting this afternoon to reopen state workarounds on the limits on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction...
Oct 22, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Made the Debt Worse and Makes Fixing It Even Harder

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote a...

Would Medicare for All Require a Middle-Class Tax Hike?

With several 2020 presidential candidates endorsing a move to single-payer health care (Medicare for All), there is an ongoing debate over whether...
Oct 1, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Kamala Harris's LIFT the Middle Class Act

This is the second policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...
Sep 11, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Is Spending, Not Tax Cuts, Driving the Deficit?

The House Ways and Means Committee minority recently published a blog post claiming that "spending, not tax cuts, [is] driving national deficits." It...