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Maya MacGuineas: Mind the (tax) gap: To fund new spending, people should pay the taxes they owe

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Prevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2021 Introduced in the Senate

Recently, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced the Prevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2021 (PGSA). The bill would...

SALT Cap Repeal Does Not Belong in Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Though the recent draft tax legislation proposed by the Ways and Means Committee is silent on the issue of the $10,000 state...

Better Targeting in Reconciliation

As lawmakers negotiate the details of their reconciliation package , they will need to scale back some of their ambitions to prevent arbitrary policy...
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SALT Cap Repeal Would Be a Costly Mistake

Recent reports indicate Congress may repeal the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction in its $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill,...

Closing the Stepped-Up Basis Loophole

Reconciliation should not add a penny to the national debt. As lawmakers work to craft a package with $3.5 trillion of new spending and tax breaks...

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