Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Taxes

How Much Would $2,000 Checks Cost?

With the enactment of the Response & Relief Act yesterday, policymakers in both parties have called for expanding recovery rebates from $600...
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

End-of-Year Deadlines For Congress

Many economic relief provisions from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and other COVID-related bills expire at the end...
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Opportunities for Bipartisanship in a Divided Government

In 2021, the United States is likely to operate with divided or near-divided government.
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Oct 21, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Factchecking Tax Claims in the 2020 Election

In recent days, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have made several competing claims about the other's tax agenda.

The Cost of the Trump and Biden Campaign Plans

Whoever is inaugurated on January 20, 2021, will face many fiscal challenges over his term. Under current law, trillion-dollar annual budget deficits...
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Aug 27, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Joe Biden Significantly Raise Taxes on Middle Class Americans?

During the 2020 Republican National Convention, several speakers claimed that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden would sub
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How Much Would President Trump's Executive Orders Cost?

President Trump signed four memos and executive orders this afternoon increasing unemployment benefits, deferring payroll taxes, extending...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Understanding Joe Biden's 2020 Tax Plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden – the presumptive Democratic nominee for President in the 2020 election – has put forward a variety of tax proposal
May 15, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

75% of Economic Impact Payments Have Been Paid So Far

The $1.7 trillion CARES Act included an estimated $293 billion for direct payments to individuals, officially deemed “Economic Impact Payments...

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