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Jun 17, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Primer: Understanding the Tax Gap

One of the most fair and efficient ways for policymakers to raise revenue would be to close some portion of the “tax gap.” The tax gap is the...
May 11, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Erskine Bowles and Henry Paulson: Biden should embrace a carbon tax

Erskine Bowles served as Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 1998 and is a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget...
Apr 20, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Repealing the SALT Cap Would be More Regressive than the TCJA

Recently, a number of Members of Congress have called for repealing the current $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. Many off...
Apr 16, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas on CNN Discussing the Corporate Tax Rate

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas appeared on CNN's "New Day" to discuss raising the corporate tax rate to help...
Mar 27, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: There's a blatantly obvious way for the US to fight climate change and pay for new infrastructure

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...
Mar 25, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas's Senate Testimony on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

On March 25, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Senate Budget Committee on "Ending a Rigged...
Mar 25, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Watch: Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

On March 25, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Senate Budget Committee on whether wealthy...

Debt Cancellation and SALT Cap Repeal Would Benefit Higher Earners

In her recent Washington Post column, Catherine Rampell argues progressives should “be more progressive in an old-fashioned sense: by helping the...
Dec 23, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Omnibus Package Includes $135 Billion of Unrelated Tax Breaks

The omnibus package includes government funding for the rest of fiscal year 2021 and significant COVID relief , but it also contains $135 billion...