Tax Expenditures

Apr 12, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:The Wall Street Journal noted the lessons that the United...
Apr 11, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Types of Taxes

In counting down to tax day, we’ve already shown that we don’t raise as much in revenue as we spend, and how this is partially the result...
Apr 9, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Spending by Any Other Name Smells as Sweet: Tax Expenditures

In the complexity that is our tax system, there’s a special group of tax law provisions that significantly change how the regular tax rates affect...
Feb 23, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Wyden and Gregg to the Rescue

Rescuing us from the disaster that is the U.S. tax code while reducing the federal debt will require nothing short of a superhuman feat; Senators Ron...
Jan 12, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Top Ten Tax Expenditures: JCT releases its annual report

Earlier this week the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), the congressional group that provides cost estimates and tax expertise to Congress, issued...
Oct 29, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Homebuyers Credit Will Likely be Extended

The Senate has reached a consensus on the issue of extending the homebuyer’s tax credit, first implemented in the stimulus bill. The tax credit...
Oct 26, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:The Wall Street Journal criticized Congress for attacking...
Oct 20, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Only 30% of 2008 Tax Rebates Spent

Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on the results of the Economic Stimulus Payments, or tax rebates, of early 2008.Those who...
Oct 14, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Congress pressured to extend tax credit for homebuyers

Today Congressional Quarterly reported that Congress is feeling pressure to extend the tax credit for homebuyers that was included in the...

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