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Comparing Energy Provisions in the House and Senate Tax Proposals

Erin Smith / Blog November 16, 2017

With the House and Senate releasing their proposals on tax reform, BPC’s energy team examined their respective energy-related provisions to provide a comparative analysis.

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Senators Hoeven and Wyden Tout Infrastructure Investment at BPC

Infrastructure / Blog July 16, 2015

Senators Ron Wyden and John Hoeven spoke at BPC about the ability of private investment to bridge the gap between infrastructure needs and existing funding.

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Do You Know How Much Your 401(k) Plan Costs Uncle Sam? (He Doesn’t!)

Economy / Blog January 14, 2015

The system of “cash” scoring that the Joint Committee on Taxation uses only accounts for funds spent and revenues collected over the next few years, but saving for retirement is a lifetime process.

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House Rule Change Would Force Long-Term Estimates for Major Bills

Economy / News December 24, 2014

House Republicans are moving to increase the use of dynamic scoring through a rules change that would require long-term estimates of the economic effects of major legislation.

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Potential Bipartisan Consensus Emerges on Improving Tuition Tax Breaks

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog March 28, 2014

In tax year 2009, college students and their parents left nearly $800 million in tax benefits for higher education on the table. Students and parents filing their taxes this spring will confront the same trio of tax breaks and many…

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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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