Tag Archives: Tax Expenditures

The Effects of Tax Expenditures on Intergenerational Mobility

An important new project from Chetty, Hendren, Kline, and Saez starts with this paper, which they will be presenting at the NBER today. This paper develops a framework to study the effects of tax expenditures on intergenerational mobility using spatial variation … Continue reading

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Who Gets Tax Breaks? Tax Expenditures and Credits by Income Group

From Dylan Matthews: The CBO is out with a big new report on who gets what out of tax expenditures, the deduction, credits, and exclusions that have grown to cost the federal government hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Here’s the … 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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Is Romney’s plan mathematically possible? Feldstein vs Tax Policy Center

Marty Feldstein has a 8/28 WSJ oped on the Romney tax plan in which he argues the Tax Policy Center‘s numbers are off and that Romney’s plan is mathematically possible. From a quick look, here are 3 reasons why they come to different conclusions: … Continue reading

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