Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Gimmick Watch

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Oct 31, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Five Gimmicks That May Hide the True Costs of Tax Reform

The budget resolution recently passed by Congress sets the stage for fast-track tax reform legislation (a process known as
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Oct 27, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Temporary Expensing is a Budget Gimmick and a Bad Idea

One provision included in the $2.2 trillion "Unified Tax Framework
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The FY 2018 Senate Budget and Budget Gimmicks

Note: An amendment was adopted during floor consideration that affects budget gimmicks in the House of Representatives.
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Sep 26, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Congress, Dump the Budget Gimmicks – We Need Real Reform

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Sep 18, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Revenue Neutral, Gimmick Free Tax Reform Is Hard -- And Worth It

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
Sep 5, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: GOP Considering a Half-Trillion-Dollar Tax-Reform Trick

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Current Policy Gimmick Would Add Half-Trillion to Debt

Some tax cutters would like tax reform to embrace a troubling budget gimmick: a current policy baseline.
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The FY 2018 House Budget and Budget Gimmicks

The House Budget Committee recently passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution that
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All the President's Budget Gimmicks

The Trump Administration recently released its full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal, which details the President’s policies for federal spend
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Eight Gimmicks to Look Out For This Budget Season

In the coming days and weeks, the Trump Administration is expected to release its full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal, and the House and Sen

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