Daily Archives: May 23, 2017

Is there substance to tax reform?

Read my lips: no new taxes–George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention Tax policy is hard; details of proposed reforms are scarce. Players disagree on what reforms are needed. Many claims for benefits of tax reform are … Continue reading

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Trump & the Budget

On January 13, 2017 the House of Representatives  set the parameters for the 2018 fiscal year budget, which runs from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. Paul Ryan’s House determined that the government’s revenue will be $2,787,834,000,000. They authorized the … Continue reading

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