Taxes

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Introducing the Budget Offsets Bank

The federal debt is at a post-war record high, deficits are set to exceed the trillion-dollar mark this year, and new initiatives are being proposed...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/2/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, although lawmakers enacted...
Oct 1, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Kamala Harris's LIFT the Middle Class Act

This is the second policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...

Marc Goldwein: A better way to cut the payroll tax rate

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote...
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Aug 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Would a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

Update 8/20/19: While speaking in the Oval Office, President Trump confirmed that a payroll tax cut and indexing capital gains were under discussion...
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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...
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President Trump’s $4 Trillion Debt Increase

If the recent budget deal is signed into law, it will be the third major piece of deficit-financed legislation in President Trump's term. In...
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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...
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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...

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