Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Tax Expenditures

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Dec 22, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

JCT Estimates Over $1.2 Trillion in Tax Breaks in 2015

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) recently released its latest estimate of tax expenditures covering the years 2015-2019. Based on the summed...
Business Tax
Sep 2, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Most of Deficit's Decline Because Tax Breaks Aren't Included

Much of the press coverage of the updated projections issued by the Congressional Budget Office last week focused on the fact that the deficit would...
Taxes_1040 Form
Apr 15, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Day 2015: Charts to Explain Our Tax System

In honor of tax day, CRFB and our partners at Fix the Debt released a Tax Day 2015 chartbook yesterday, with ten charts (and one table) that explain...
Taxes_1040 Form
Apr 14, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Day 2015: 10 Charts and 1 Table About Taxes

See some of these charts, with a more detailed explanation, at our blog
Sep 25, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Finding Consensus on Tax Reform

Despite partisan differences in Washington, there's actually considerable bipartisan consensus around many elements of tax reform. That's the...
Sep 18, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Retirement Saving Takes Center Stage

Retirement saving policy took center stage Tuesday on Capitol Hill and in the policy world. The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to discuss...
Sep 9, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CFED: Housing Tax Incentives are Upside Down

Tax breaks for homeowners are one of the largest categories of tax breaks offered by the federal government. A new report by the Corporation for...
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...

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