tax-expenditures

Let's say we got rid of every tax advantage churches currently enjoy. The revenue implications would be pretty huge.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 22, 2013
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Break down where the money from deductions, credits and exclusions goes with this handy tool.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 31, 2013
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We spend a lot through the tax code. And about half that spending goes to families at the top of the income scale.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 30, 2013
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Cutting the charitable deduction would in most cases hurt nonprofits, including important charitable groups. But there's one way to pare it back that would leave them unscathed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 15, 2012
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Mitt Romney wants to cap tax breaks at $17,000. Here are five other ways to do it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 3, 2012
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Last week, we looked at Mitt Romney's contention that 47 percent of the country was "dependent on government." On a narrow reading, that's true. But two political scientists argue that when you include tax expenditures, 96 percent of Americans have received aid from the federal government in their lifetimes.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Sep 26, 2012
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The new poverty numbers, bizarre euro stock art, and other stories we missed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 10, 2012
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