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Sep 21, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

No, Really, Tax Revenue Has Not Risen

At the Economic Club in New York earlier this week, White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow claimed that “revenues...are up...

House to Consider Another $59 Billion of Tax Cuts

The House will likely consider a package of health-related tax cuts this week, separate from the permanent extension of the 2017 tax...
Sep 12, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Cut Extensions Would Cost $657 Billion

The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday released three bills they are dubbing "Tax Reform 2.0." The biggest of these bills would extend many of...
Sep 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts are the Height of Fiscal Irresponsibility

For Immediate Release The House Ways and Means Committee released “Tax Reform 2.0" Monday night, which would make permanent most of last year’s tax...
Aug 16, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Has Revenue Risen in 2018?

Update: We've published a new version of a similar claim by White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow containing updated numbers...

A Plan to Save the Highway Trust Fund

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) recently introduced a discussion draft of legislation to improve the...
Aug 2, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...

Has the Recent Economic Boom Offset 88% of the Cost of the Tax Cut?

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed shared by the House Ways and Means Committee, Mike Solon of US Policy Metrics makes the argument that thanks to...

House to Vote on $90 Billion of Tax Cuts

The House of Representatives is voting this week on three bills targeting health care-related tax provisions and expanding the use of...