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Turn Off the Oil Subsidy Spigot

Congress dropped the ball three weeks ago on eliminating big oil tax subsidies, but it still has a chance to act, writes Sima J. Gandhi.

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Eliminating Tax Subsidies for Oil Companies

President Obama proposes eliminating nine different tax expenditures primarily benefiting oil companies in his 2011 budget, would save the government about $45 billion over the next 10 years, writes Sima J. Gandhi.

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Making a Better First Impression

Jitinder Kohli and Michael Ettlinger offer recommendations to simplify the tax system and process less of a hassle for American taxpayers.

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Tax Expenditures 101

A primer on tax expenditures—a privileged form of government spending that often evades scrutiny.

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Pumping Tax Dollars to Big Oil

It’s time for Congress to re-examine its priorities when it comes to tax subsidies for oil companies, which total billions of dollars a year.

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America’s Hidden Power Bill

Report from Richard W. Caperton and Sima J. Gandhi argues that federal tax expenditures for energy should receive equal treatment with direct spending in the budget process.

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Audit the Tax Code

Report from Sima J. Gandhi sets out the Doing What Works philosophy on tax expenditure reform.

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Government Spending Undercover

Report from Lily Batchelder and Eric Toder offers recommendations for reforming IRS-administered spending.

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Cracking the Code

A closer look at spending by Sima Gandhi shows some seriously surprising tax subsidies. This lists 10 examples of tax expenditures that warrant further examination.

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Slay the Sacred Tax Cow

Scrutinizing and cutting wasteful tax expenditures is a necessary part of fiscal planning that can save governments billions, writes Sima Gandhi.

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