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Jun 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...
May 8, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Reviving Expired Tax Extenders Could Cost $150 Billion

For years, Washington has resigned itself to a patchwork of tax policy in place for one or two years at a time, allowing niche temporary...
May 6, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Joint Letter: Don't Revive the Expired Tax Extenders

Below is a joint letter sent today to Congressional leadership and the heads of the taxwriting committees urging them against reviving the...
Apr 16, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas & Ed Rendell: Tax Day Trauma: Paying for Our Massive National Debt

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. Governor Ed Rendell is the...
Apr 2, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Policymakers Should Not Add Trillions to the Debt through New Cap Deal

For Immediate Release: House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) released details of a plan Tuesday to forgo consideration of a budget...
Mar 12, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Marc Goldwein and Russ Latino: Congress Must Break its Addiction to Unjust Tax Extenders

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Russ Latino is vice...
Feb 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tyler Evilsizer: Putting the Trump Tax Cuts Will Pay For Themselves Myth To Bed

Tyler Evilsizer is deputy policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion piece for...
Feb 13, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Leave Tax Extenders in the Past

Some in Congress reportedly want to revive a package of narrow tax breaks that expired 14 months ago, at the end of 2017, known as “tax extenders.”...

House to Vote on $100 Billion Lame Duck Tax Package

The House will likely consider a package of lame duck tax cuts costing almost $100 billion over ten years. About half of the cost comes from...