tax-reform

Wonkbook: Burger King and Tim Hortons, with a side of tax reform

Burger King seeks a tax inversion. Will there be a side of tax reform with that?

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Aug 26, 2014

Wonkbook: What you need to know about Obama’s possible inversion intervention

A look at the Obama administration's possible tax inversion intervention.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Aug 7, 2014

We have an answer: The nation’s budget wars have reduced the deficit by $3.3 trillion

The endless rounds of deficit reduction in Washington in recent years have significantly improved the nation’s budget outlook, reducing projected borrowing by $3.3 trillion through 2024, according to new estimates by Senate Budget Committee chairman Patty Murray

Paul Ryan and Patty Murray think they can raise revenues without raising taxes

Washington's obsession with what counts as a tax increase is increasingly insae.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 4, 2013

Wonkbook: The best sentence about tax reform, ever.

Debbie Schaeffer, the owner of Mrs. G TV and Appliances, tells you everything you need to know.

  • Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas
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  • Jul 31, 2013

This weird little policy is the key to Obama’s grand bargain on jobs

And House Republicans agree on it! Well, on part of it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 30, 2013

Six reasons why tax reform won’t happen

Sure, they did it in 1986. 2013 is different.

Corporate taxes don’t cause recessions. But do they hurt growth?

The Economic Policy Institute finds that changes in the corporate tax code don't track changes in growth. But that doesn't mean one doesn't affect the other.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 5, 2013

Ted Cruz unintentionally explains why we need the IRS

Even Cruz's flat tax will need someone, somewhere, to enforce it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 3, 2013

The tax break state

Everyone always talks about the welfare state. But to understand who really wields power in Washington and what they actually want, you need to understand the tax break state.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jun 1, 2013

See for yourself where the tax breaks go

Break down where the money from deductions, credits and exclusions goes with this handy tool.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 31, 2013

Congress wants to go small on tax reform. Here’s how they could go big.

The California Republican has an ambitious plan to replace the corporate income tax. And it just might work.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 29, 2013

Let’s get rid of corporate taxes altogether

And let's replace it with new taxes on capital gains and dividend income, a cap on deductions for the affluent, and a progressively-structured carbon tax.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 23, 2013

How to make $30 billion and pay no corporate income tax, the Apple way

A new report shows how Apple keeps its taxes on international business so low.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 20, 2013

Does Max Baucus’s retirement make tax reform easier?

What do you mean by "tax reform, " kemosabe?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 24, 2013

Maybe we should have more tax brackets, not fewer

Progressives think widening income inequality means we should have more tax brackets at higher rates, as not everyone in the top 10 percent is the same.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 17, 2013

Dave Camp just made Paul Ryan’s tax-reform plan impossible

The joint Max Baucus/Dave Camp op-ed on tax reform is interesting for two reason. The first is what's in it. The second is what's not in it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 9, 2013

Will Max Baucus undermine Democrats on taxes?

The Senate Democrats' point man on tax reform won't say whether it should raise taxes.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 9, 2013

At least 28 of Max Baucus’s former aides are now tax lobbyists

How Washington really works, sadly.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 7, 2013

Ryan’s tax reforms cost more than all his spending cuts combined

And, if you read his budget closely and run the numbers carefully, they will almost certainly means a much less progressive tax code.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 18, 2013
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