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Mar 31, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weakening the SALT Cap Would Be a Wasteful Giveaway During a Crisis

For Immediate Release With the economy reeling due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some Members of Congress are reportedly considering...
Mar 31, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Loosening the SALT Cap is Poorly Targeted

The third COVID-19 relief bill was signed on Friday, and lawmakers are now starting to propose ideas for the next round of stimulus....
Mar 11, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Would Suspending the Payroll Tax Cost?

Policymakers are discussing several economic stimulus ideas in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including reports that yesterday President Trump...
Mar 3, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Does a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

President Trump tweeted support for a one-year payroll tax cut Monday evening, saying: The Democrats in the House should propose a very simple...

Pete Buttigieg's Climate Change Plan

Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has proposed a climate change plan with an end goal of getting...

Budget Deal Shows Bipartisan Failure of Leadership

For Immediate Release Later today, President Trump is expected to sign into law a $1.4 trillion spending package, appropriated through two...

Appropriations Deal Will Cost $2.1 Trillion Over 20 Years

The appropriations deal's numerous deficit-increasing policies, most notably its permanent repeal of three Affordable Care Act (ACA) taxes,...
Dec 17, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Let Zombie Tax Extenders Remain Dead

For Immediate Release  Last night, the House Rules Committee added a set of tax cuts to the year-end appropriations package, reviving almost...

Spending Package Could Add $500 Billion to Debt

Update 12/17/19: CBO and JCT have now estimated the year-end spending package after a late-night addition by the House Rules Committee. The bill now...