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Final Tax Bill Could End Up Costing $2.2 Trillion

The final conference committee agreement of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would cost $1.46 trillion under conventional scoring and over $1...

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Gimmicks to Look Out For in a Spending Deal

With Congress moving toward funding the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018, pressure is mounting to increase discretionary spending....

Health Package Sets Stage For Nearly $600 Billion of Costs

Ways and Means Committee Republicans have offered a package of health legislation that would delay several Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare")...

Policymakers Can Still Change Course and Pass a Responsible Tax Plan

For Immediate Release The conference committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has reportedly reached an agreement on principle today as the committee...

With Debt Limit Reinstated, It's Time for Reform

As lawmakers go to conference for the tax bill, an important issue has flown under the radar. The debt limit was reinstated on December 9 after the...

Maya MacGuineas: An Opportunity to Improve the Tax Bill While Replacing the PAYGO Sequester

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...

JCT's Latest Analysis Confirms Tax Bills Will Produce Modest Growth, Won't Pay For Themselves

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its dynamic analysis of the House's version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) yesterday. JCT's...

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