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Tax Extenders Should be Permanent and Paid For

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog March 31, 2014

On New Years Eve, while fireworks were going off to celebrate the arrival of 2014, a number of different tax breaks and incentives expired. These tax provisions are collectively known as the “tax extenders,” a set of breaks for activities…

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Snapshot of the President’s 2015 Budget

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog March 6, 2014

President Obama released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget on Tuesday. As we said in our earlier statement, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) believes that from a fiscal standpoint, this budget essentially constitutes a holding pattern. The Office of Management and…

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The Camp Tax Plan: A Step Forward

Brian Collins, Steve Bell, Shai Akabas / Blog February 28, 2014

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released his comprehensive tax reform plan yesterday. It has been a long time since a sitting member of Congress was bold enough to propose a plan that includes enough detail to be…

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CBO Re-estimate of President’s Budget Proposal

Brian Collins / Blog May 17, 2013

Today, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget. CBO found that, if enacted, the president’s proposals would increase deficits in the near term (in part due to cancellation of sequestration cuts and…

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