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Aug 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Would a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

The Washington Post is reporting that senior White House officials have discussed a temporary payroll tax cut to arrest the economic slowdown, though...

Letter: Nearly 100 Experts Warn Against Cadillac Tax Repeal

A group of nearly 100 distinguished health and economic policy experts from across the ideological spectrum joined together to warn the Senate...
Jul 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Watch: What Should We Do About the Zombie Tax Extenders?

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a lunch and panel discussion on What Should We Do About the Zombie Tax Extenders?  The...
Jul 18, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Ways and Means Tax Package Could Cost Over $900 Billion Now

Last month, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a tax package that would revive and extend several tax extenders through 2020 and...

House Should Reject Another Deficit-Financed Tax Cut

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a permanent repeal of the "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health insurance...
Jul 10, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Are There $1.6 Trillion in Tax Loopholes?

Former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden told the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention on June 28 that the tax code contains $1.6...
Jun 27, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would a 10% VAT Pay for a $1,000 per Month UBI?

During the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate, candidate Andrew Yang claimed that his Universal Basic Income (UBI) proposal of $1,000...
Jun 25, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Repealing SALT Caps Would Cost Another $500 Billion

The Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures is holding two hearings today on limitations to the state and local tax (SALT...
Jun 20, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Extender Package Could Lead to $710 Billion of More Debt

Update 6/24/2019: During markup, the Ways & Means Committee added an amendment further increasing the child tax credit for young children, at an...