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Mar 25, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Watch: Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

On March 25, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Senate Budget Committee on whether wealthy...

Debt Cancellation and SALT Cap Repeal Would Benefit Higher Earners

In her recent Washington Post column, Catherine Rampell argues progressives should “be more progressive in an old-fashioned sense: by helping the...
Dec 23, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Omnibus Package Includes $135 Billion of Unrelated Tax Breaks

The omnibus package includes government funding for the rest of fiscal year 2021 and significant COVID relief , but it also contains $135 billion...
Dec 2, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

COVID Relief Should Not Include Tax Giveaways

For Immediate Release The Senate Majority Leader released a revised $550 billion COVID relief proposal yesterday afternoon. Like the Heroes Act that...
Oct 21, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Factchecking Tax Claims in the 2020 Election

In recent days, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have made several competing claims about the other's tax agenda. We summarize and...
Sep 18, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas Joins ABC News Live to Discuss Payroll Tax Deferral

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on ABC News Live. She joined the show to discuss the payroll...
Aug 27, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Joe Biden Significantly Raise Taxes on Middle Class Americans?

During the 2020 Republican National Convention, several speakers claimed that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden would...
Jul 30, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Understanding Joe Biden's 2020 Tax Plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden – the presumptive Democratic nominee for President in the 2020 election – has put forward a variety of tax proposals...
May 15, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

75% of Economic Impact Payments Have Been Paid So Far

The $1.7 trillion CARES Act included an estimated $293 billion for direct payments to individuals, officially deemed “Economic Impact Payments.”...