Tax Extenders

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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...

Beware the Budget Busters in the Lame Duck

The lame duck Congress will return to Washington with an important to-do list that includes either finishing the seven unfinished appropriation bills...
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Mar 14, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

WATCH: MacGuineas Testifies Before Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, testified before the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee on...
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Mar 13, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Tax Extenders

On March 14, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the House Ways and Means Tax Policy...
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Trillion-Dollar Deficits Could Return Next Year, But A Deal Could Make Them Worse

Trillion-dollar deficits will return next year, and a budget deal in the coming weeks could make them much worse. The continuing resolution (CR) that...
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Health Package Sets Stage For Nearly $600 Billion of Costs

Ways and Means Committee Republicans have offered a package of health legislation that would delay several Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare")...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Current Policy Gimmick Would Add Half-Trillion to Debt

Some tax cutters would like tax reform to embrace a troubling budget gimmick: a current policy baseline. Congressional leaders have set a revenue-...
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Budget Will Be Difficult to Balance Without ACA Savings

For the past three years, Republicans have proposed budgets with a goal of achieving balance within the next decade. However, that goal will be much...
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Jan 3, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Lowering the Bar for "Revenue Neutral" Tax Reform

One of the key questions of comprehensive tax reform will be its budgetary target.  Congressional leaders have set a revenue-neutral target,...

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