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Dec 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Bill Conference Committee Can Make The Final Bill Responsible

Both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) as currently written would cost nearly $1.5 trillion on a conventional basis...
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Nov 29, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Five Ways to Improve the Senate Tax Bill

The current Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would add too much to the debt, but several improvements could make the bill both more...
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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...
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Nov 10, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Both House and Senate Tax Bills Carry Substantial Costs

According to the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will add $1.5 trillion to the debt before...
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Nov 10, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Senate Tax Plan Has Too Little Reform and Too Much Debt

For Immediate Release Senate GOP leaders yesterday unveiled their version of tax reform, which resembles the House’s bill but also differs in...
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Senate Budget Is More Irresponsible Than the House

The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week to adopt the Senate’s budget resolution, rather than support their own budget resolution...
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The FY 2018 Senate Budget and Budget Gimmicks

Note: An amendment was adopted during floor consideration that effects budget gimmicks in the House of Representatives. You can read more on that...
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The Senate Budget Plan Could Dramatically Worsen our Fiscal Situation

For Immediate Release The Senate this week is scheduled to debate and vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which would allow $1.5 trillion in tax...

How PAYGO Rules Could Affect Tax Reform

Most of the discussion about rules that could prevent tax reform from increasing the deficit has focused on the Byrd Rule. Congress could get around...
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Marking Up the FY 2018 Senate Budget

The Senate Budget Committee is scheduled to mark up its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution, which would create a legislative vehicle for tax...

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