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Nov 16, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Senate Tax Bill Cuts Less Than $3.7 Trillion of Tax Breaks

One of the main goals for tax reform has been to follow the mantra of "broaden the base, lower rates." Yet despite over $18 trillion of tax...
Nov 15, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Senate Tax Bill Hides Over $500 Billion of Gimmicks

The new Senate Finance Chairman's mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would cost $1.41 trillion and significantly worsen our already...
Nov 15, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Modified Chairman's Mark Makes a Bad Bill Worse

For Immediate Release Late Tuesday night GOP leaders unveiled a modified Chairman’s Mark of the Senate tax reform bill, which included significant...

Checking the Facts on the Steve Forbes-Maya MacGuineas Tax Discussion

On Mornings With Maria, publisher and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes made several claims about tax cuts and economic growth during a...
Nov 14, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Senate Tax Bill Could Add $1.8 Trillion to Debt

The Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is estimated to increase deficits by $1.5 trillion over ten years. However, even this cost...
Nov 10, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Senate Tax Bill

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has released his Chairman's Mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a Senate version of the House's...