Taxes

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...
Debt Clock
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...
Concept_Taxes_Calculator_Business
Jun 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...
Concept_Pen and Calculator

Lawmakers Shouldn't Repeal Cadillac Tax Without Substantial Offsets

A bill to repeal the "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health insurance plans may soon get a vote on the House floor. This tax was an important part of the...
Concept_DC_Capitol Building_Money
May 8, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Reviving Expired Tax Extenders Could Cost $150 Billion

For years, Washington has resigned itself to a patchwork of tax policy in place for one or two years at a time, allowing niche temporary...
May 6, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Joint Letter: Don't Revive the Expired Tax Extenders

Below is a joint letter sent today to Congressional leadership and the heads of the taxwriting committees urging them against reviving the...

Was the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Tightening Unprecedented?

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) and former National Economic Council...
concept_infrastructure_construction

Written Testimony on Our Nation's Crumbling Infrastructure and the Need for Immediate Action

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget submitted testimony for the record pertaining to the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Our...
Concept_Debt_pennies

Tax Cut and Spending Bill Could Cost $5.5 Trillion Through 2029

The 2017 tax cut and the 2018 spending bill loom large in the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) outlook; the two pieces of legislation as...
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...

Pages