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Tag Archives: Fiscal Cliff
Jared Bernstein has a nice, but depressing chart on various revenue offers between Obama and Boehner.
Brian Deese makes the case for the 2012 Revenue Deal
Nate Silver has a fascinating post on this question. Here’s his answer: Individual members of Congress are responding fairly rationally to their incentives. Most members of the House now come from hyperpartisan districts where they face essentially no threat of losing their … Continue reading
Zach Goldfarb has a story today that points out how rare broad-based tax increases are. I posted earlier about the history of individual income tax changes at the federal level – here is a similar chart that I made that includes payroll … Continue reading
We’re often asked how much of a drag on growth is associated with each of the provisions of current law that usually are described as comprising the fiscal cliff. The table below presents such results for the four quarters of … Continue reading
Larry Summers argues it’s plausible that we can raise another $1 trillion+ over the next ten years – here’s how: The failure to tax capital gains at the point of death costs the federal government about $50bn a year. Since … Continue reading
Many companies have been pushing for a repatriation holiday and recent reports have highlighted how much cash is held overseas. A little more than half the companies in the Fortune 500 have at least $1.6 trillion in untaxed profits parked offshore, … Continue reading
Laura Tyson has a piece today on the slow pace of the recovery: Since 2010, annual growth of gross domestic product has averaged about 2.1 percent. This is less than half the average pace of recoveries from previous recessions in … Continue reading