Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Tax Expenditures

Aug 7, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

JCT Identifies $1.2 Trillion in Tax Breaks This Year

As lawmakers fight over whether to extend and expand expired tax breaks or create new ones, the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) this week updated...
Jul 8, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CTJ's Options for Raising Revenue

Citizens for Tax Justice released a new report detailing options to raise revenue, which could help lawmakers in their pursuit of tax reform to lower...
Jul 1, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

TPC Examines Options to Change Retirement Savings Incentives

The Tax Policy Center and Urban Institute have issued a new report entitled "Flattening Tax Incentives for Retirement Saving." Authors...
May 16, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Options for Reforming the Mortgage Interest Deduction

The mortgage interest deduction has long been targeted as a tax expenditure by advocates of tax reform.
Apr 16, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Day 2014: Ten Charts to Explain our Federal Tax System

In honor of tax day, CRFB released its Tax Day 2014 chartbook yesterday,
Mar 10, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

EITC Attracts Bipartisan Praise and Proposals

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which provides low-income taxpayers with a refundable tax credit that increases up to a certain point along wi
Feb 26, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Camp Proposes Draft to Cut Rates and Trim Deductions

In a widely anticipated move in the tax world, House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) has released a comprehensive tax reform

Unfinished Business for the New Year

The passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act was a positive move away from governing by crisis, and a de
Dec 16, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Break-Down: Charitable Deduction

This is the fifteenth post in our blog series, The Tax Break-Down
Nov 14, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The King Plan: A Window Into a "Go Medium" Deal

In addition to CBO director Doug Elmendorf's testimony

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