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Tax and Spending Issues

Can Gov. Kasich Both Cut Taxes and Expand Medicaid?

Ohio's state budget increased by nearly one-third...

myRA Program Officially Launched

While the no-fee, Treasury-backed savings plans may sound like a good idea, NCPA research finds that the limited investment structure of myRAs makes them virtually useless as a retirement savings vehicle...

Dallas City Cable TV Goes HD

Dallas City Cable TV has switched over to HD, and now levies a 1% tax on FIOS and U-Verse customers...

Budget Deal Pushes Disability Reform to Backburner

The small changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance program imposed by the new federal budget are a "Band-Aid" solution to a larger problem...

Flattening Tax Rates

To date, five Republican presidential candidates have announced tax proposals that have at least one thing in common -- simplifying the current tax code...

Freer Trade Stimulates Economic Growth, but There Are Many Outstanding Issues

Economists have found that the rate of economic growth is three to six times higher in economies with lower barriers to international trade compared to closed economies...

Tax Reform Still Popular at GOP Debate

Tax reform was a popular topic by many of the GOP candidates in last Wednesday night's debate...

Earned Income Tax Credit: Small Benefits, Large Costs

Earned Income Tax Credit does not generate enough benefits for the economy...

Details and Analysis of Governor Bobby Jindal's Tax Plan

Bobby Jindal's tax reform program would provide a boost to the economy...

Infinite Social Security Solvency Projections

Only hard choices remain when calculating the solvency of Social Security...


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