Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Aug 27, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Joe Biden Significantly Raise Taxes on Middle Class Americans?

During the 2020 Republican National Convention, several speakers claimed that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden would sub
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How Much Would President Trump's Executive Orders Cost?

President Trump signed four memos and executive orders this afternoon increasing unemployment benefits, deferring payroll taxes, extending...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Understanding Joe Biden's 2020 Tax Plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden – the presumptive Democratic nominee for President in the 2020 election – has put forward a variety of tax proposal
May 15, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

75% of Economic Impact Payments Have Been Paid So Far

The $1.7 trillion CARES Act included an estimated $293 billion for direct payments to individuals, officially deemed “Economic Impact Payments...
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Apr 10, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Phase IV COVID Relief Shouldn’t Be Tax Cuts 2.0

In response to the unprecedented economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, lawmakers have enacted three pieces of legislation...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law 

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...
Mar 31, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

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

With the economy reeling due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some Members of Congress are reportedly considering retroactively raising the $...
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 Tru

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