Fiscal Cliff

Maya MacGuineas: Place Priority on Fiscal Responsibility

In an op-ed in The Roanoke Times, CRFB president Maya MacGuineas calls for policymakers and citizens to put fiscal responsibility at the forefront of...
Apr 17, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Models for Tax Reform

Continuing on our Tax Week theme, this blog will focus on the various models there are for tax reform. Obviously, there are an almost unlimited...

MY VIEW: Marc Goldwein and Jason Peuquet

Today is Tax Day and Financial Literacy Day, and just as we examine our own finances, our federal government should do the same. In The Hill, CRFB's...
Apr 17, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Line Items: Tax Edition

Tax Reform Cometh…Eventually – Today is Tax Day, when federal tax returns are due. Procrastinators have DC Emancipation Day, a holiday...

The 2013 Budget Process Moves Forward...Sort Of

The House Republican budget resolution included reconciliation instructions to six committees to find $261 billion in savings over ten years intended...
Apr 16, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Are We In For a (Tax) Cliff Hanger?

In honor of Tax Day on Tuesday, we will be doing blogs this week about the current shape of the tax code and what can be done to fix it. Our first...

Economics of the Fiscal Cliff

Our recent paper on the fiscal cliff details the short-term or longer-term economic problems that the country will face if lawmakers either allow...

IMF Warns of Fiscal Gimmickry

The IMF has a new report out called "Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions," a handy guide to different types of fiscal trickery...

An Addendum to the Fiscal Cliff

Via Twitter, Tax Policy Center director Donald Marron (@dmarron) makes a good point after reading our analysis last week of the "fiscal...

What Congress Should Do With the Fiscal Cliff

With a large number of policies set to expire or kick in at the end of the year, with serious fiscal impacts, CRFB has released a paper laying...

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