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Feb 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tyler Evilsizer: Putting the Trump Tax Cuts Will Pay For Themselves Myth To Bed

Tyler Evilsizer is deputy policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion piece for...
Feb 13, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Leave Tax Extenders in the Past

Some in Congress reportedly want to revive a package of narrow tax breaks that expired 14 months ago, at the end of 2017, known as “tax extenders.”...

House to Vote on $100 Billion Lame Duck Tax Package

The House will likely consider a package of lame duck tax cuts costing almost $100 billion over ten years. About half of the cost comes from...
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...