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Dec 6, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Joint Letter: End the Tax Extenders Once And For All

Below is a joint letter to Congressional leadership and the heads of the taxwriting committees that it is time to end the practice of enacting...
Nov 29, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Extenders Should Not Add to the Deficit

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is considering this week the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018, which revives...
Nov 5, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Bill Did Not Cause Revenue to Rise

A common misleading claim this fall has been that tax revenues have increased, even with the large tax cuts enacted last year. While it is...
Oct 24, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts Would Be Irresponsible

For Immediate Release Recently, President Trump called for a new 10 percent middle class tax cut, which news reports suggest Congress is working to...
Sep 27, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

JCT: Tax Cuts 2.0 Would Slow Long-Term Economic Growth

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has released an official dynamic score of "Tax Reform 2.0" – a bill permanently extending last December's tax...
Sep 21, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

No, Really, Tax Revenue Has Not Risen

Update: After the end of the fiscal year, we published an updated version of this piece with final numbers from the Treasury Department. At the...

House to Consider Another $59 Billion of Tax Cuts

The House will likely consider a package of health-related tax cuts this week, separate from the permanent extension of the 2017 tax...
Sep 12, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Cut Extensions Would Cost $657 Billion

The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday released three bills they are dubbing "Tax Reform 2.0." The biggest of these bills would extend many of...
Sep 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts are the Height of Fiscal Irresponsibility

For Immediate Release The House Ways and Means Committee released “Tax Reform 2.0" Monday night, which would make permanent most of last year’s tax...