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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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Official Dynamic Score Shows Senate Tax Bill Will Still Cost Over $1 Trillion

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has released its official dynamic score of the Senate tax plan as passed by the Senate Finance Committee,...

JCT Score Shows Tax Bill Would Cost $1 Trillion After Economic Growth

For Immediate Release The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its dynamic score of the Senate Finance Committee-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

December Legislation Could Bring Back Trillion-Dollar Deficits

Congress has a lot on its plate this holiday season. Sadly, they seem far more focused on legislation to increase our post-war record-high national...

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...

Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles: A Moment of Truth for our Country’s Financial Future

Alan Simpson is a former Republican senator from Wyoming. Erskine Bowles served as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 1998. They...

Can Tax Reform Generate 0.4% Additional Growth?

Well-crafted tax reform would improve economic growth. While pro-growth tax reform can generate some revenue to the Treasury from the added growth,...

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