Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Taxes

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Sep 25, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Feldstein-Feenberg-MacGuineas Cap Could Be Useful for Tax Reform

As lawmakers gear up for tax reform, they will need options to broaden the tax base and ensure that tax reform doesn’t add to debt. The traditional...
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Sep 22, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Debt Would Equal the Economy in 2028 With Senate Tax Cut

It has been reported that Senate Budget Committee has agreed to include reconciliation instructions allowing a tax cut of $1.5 trillion in the Senate...
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Sep 18, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Resources for Tax Reform

Efforts to reform the tax code are underway, and they will pick up further this fall when the legislative process formally begins. CRFB has published...
Sep 18, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Gene Steuerle: How To Design Tax Reform: 8 Lessons From 1986

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...
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Sep 18, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Revenue Neutral, Gimmick Free Tax Reform Is Hard -- And Worth It

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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Sep 5, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: GOP Considering a Half-Trillion-Dollar Tax-Reform Trick

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Statement on President Trump's Tax Speech

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas released the following statement in response to President...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Reform Should Not Add to the Debt – Here's 5 Reasons Why

As lawmakers return from recess and move onto the fall's agenda, tax reform remains the top priority for both Congress and the Administration. The...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Current Policy Gimmick Would Add Half-Trillion to Debt

Some tax cutters would like tax reform to embrace a troubling budget gimmick: a current policy baseline. Congressional leaders have set a revenue-...
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Do Retroactive Tax Cuts Do Much to Boost Economic Growth?

As talk of tax reform heats up, some are calling for tax cuts to be made retroactive. An article in The Hill reports that Representative Mark Meadows...

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