Seth Hanlon launches a new weekly series by looking at the biggest tax break in the Internal Revenue Code: the tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance.
Report In a report jointly released by the Center for American Progress and The Hamilton Institute, Alan J. Auerbach discusses a corporate tax reform plan that delivers a host of economic advantages to U.S. businesses and American workers.
Pat Garofalo details why conservative claims about tax breaks for the wealthy and tax breaks for small businesses are nearly completely fictitious.
Michael Ettlinger details why not extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans would only cost them a fraction of the wealth they accrued over the past decade.
Seth Hanlon outlines the reasons why letting the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire is a good idea.
The public sends a strong message to Congress in a new poll about the tax cut debate, observes Ruy Teixeira.
Conservatives cling to tax cuts—which increase the deficit—while complaining of out-of-control deficit spending, writes Eric Alterman.
Michael Linden asks why the government should borrow another $830 billion to retain tax breaks that benefit only people who already came out of the Bush years much better off.
Geithner strongly critiques Bush-era fiscal policy, calls for tax cuts for the middle class but not the wealthiest alongside a concerted effort to reduce to the deficit.
Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger offer three good reasons why we should let the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2 percent expire this year.
A new green jobs bill offers lawmakers a chance to establish performance measures for energy tax expenditures, argue Richard W. Caperton and Sima J. Gandhi.
Video Sima Gandhi explains tax expenditures: what they are, what makes them different from other forms of government spending, and how we can rein them in.
Lawmakers at a House hearing yesterday rightly questioned the administration on why it excludes tax expenditures in its new spending control bill, says Sima J. Gandhi.
Congress should question the White House’s omission of $1 trillion in tax expenditures in its new proposal to cut wasteful spending, writes Sima J. Gandhi.