Tag Archives: Jason Furman

Poverty and the Tax Code

Sorry for light posting – I have been on the road this week and will be done traveling mid- next week. Here’s a nice article from Jason Furman on poverty reduction and tax credits.

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From the Archives: The Promise of Progressive Cost Consciousness in Health-care Reform

From Jason Furman in April 2007: This paper proposes a template for a progressive cost sharing plan that would require typical families to pay half of their health costs until they reached 7.5 percent of their income; low-income families would not … Continue reading

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The White House on “Limiting Deductions: The Reality of the Math”

Here’s Jason Furman and Gene Sperling: In his Budget, the President proposes to raise $1.56 trillion in revenue from high-income households, including $1 trillion from the expiration of the Bush high-income and estate tax cuts and additional revenue from limiting tax … Continue reading

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