Tax Policy

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Tariff Revenue Won’t ‘Pay Down’ the Debt

August 08, 2018

President Trump’s claim this week that his tariffs will enable the government to start "paying down" large amounts of the federal debt is wrong for a very simple reason: It is impossible to reduce

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Deficit-Financed Tax Cuts 2.0

July 30, 2018

With the federal government rapidly sinking further and further into debt, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady last week

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A Bipartisan Push for IRS Improvements

July 23, 2018

In a welcome show of bipartisan cooperation, lawmakers appear to be moving forward on IRS legislation that they say would help taxpayers, reduce tax-refund fraud and improve tax-collectio

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A Bad Time to Skip Budget Resolution

April 30, 2018

As lawmakers start to move forward on spending legislation for the Fiscal 2019, it seems increasingly likely that they will skip an essential first step in the congressional budget proces