Topic: Tax Policy Center
Over the course of the last three decades, cutting revenues has not curtailed government spending.
07/22/2010 04:46 pm
The best course may be for Congress to extend low- and middle-class provisions of the Bush tax cuts for a year or two, and use that time to design a serious tax reform.
07/16/2010 03:16 pm
In the long run, turning billions of dollars from tax-deferred to tax-free savings through the tax change will be a huge loser for Treasury.
07/09/2010 11:13 am
Now that new home sales have plunged to historic lows, the $8,000 homebuyers tax credit is seen by some as a misguided use of taxpayer funds.
06/28/2010 03:56 pm
The tax break will reduce federal revenues by $131 billion in 2012 -- but is it effective in fostering home ownership?
06/02/2010 12:01 pm
Extensions would bring US national debt to unsustainable levels.
05/27/2010 03:05 pm
As the world starts to focus on its debt crisis, Greece's financial woes may presage problems to come in Europe and the United States – with implications for your bank account and stock portfolio.
05/26/2010 11:10 am
While US and Greek economies differ significantly, there are lessons to be learned from the European country's debt crisis. Specifically, that markets are not always rational.
05/19/2010 12:46 pm
Homebuyer Tax Credit II will drive more than 2 million home sales this year. How many of those contracts are going to go up in smoke?
05/03/2010 01:39 pm
President Obama held the first meeting of the Bipartisan Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Tuesday. Here are five issues to watch as the deliberations get under way.
04/28/2010 11:29 am