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Collision of Budget Deadlines and Tax Bill Could Have Grave Consequences

Economy / Press Release December 8, 2017

The next few weeks could have a major impact on America’s fiscal future, with a vote on tax reform coming soon.

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Steve Bell: Defense Spending Approaches Moment of Reckoning

Economy / News November 27, 2017

Big hike unlikely as defense hawks face off against deficit hawks.

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Tax Reform Hits the Ivory Tower

Kenneth Megan / Blog November 21, 2017

Tax reform legislation, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” moving through Congress would affect nearly every sector of the American economy, including higher education.

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Steve Bell: Paul Ryan has a lot of questions to answer when it comes to tax reform

Economy / News August 23, 2017

BPC’s Steve Bell writes on The Hill about Paul Ryan’s plans for tax reform.

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Retirement Tax Preferences: Cost Estimates Are Too High

Shai Akabas, Kenneth Megan, Tim Shaw / Blog August 7, 2017

Lawmakers should beware that the sticker price for tax deferral overstates its true costs.

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Bill Hoagland: Next steps for health care, tax reform and budget

Health / News July 24, 2017

BPC’s Bill Hoagland provides insight on health care, tax reform and budget.

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Two Birds, One Stone: Tax Reform and Infrastructure

Sarah Kline / Blog May 24, 2017

We explain the ways in which tax reform legislation could positively affect America’s infrastructure.

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Reforming the Taxation of Pass-Through Businesses

Economy / Research April 28, 2017

The Trump administration and Congress are actively developing tax reform legislative proposals. One key issue policymakers will address is how to reform the tax treatment of pass-through businesses.

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Trump’s Tax Plan Is a Reckoning for Republican Deficit Hawks

Economy / News April 26, 2017

President Trump’s top economic advisers are struggling to figure out how to keep the massive tax cuts they proposed from ballooning the federal deficit.

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Tax Reform Clues Lie in Politics of House Health Bill

Economy / News March 22, 2017

The momentum toward a tax reform bill this summer could hinge on how successfully House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) is able to corral his caucus to support a health care bill.

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