Budget Matters Blog

Category: Taxes & Revenue


Top 6 Federal Budget Moments of 2016

How 2016 changed peace and military spending, climate change, economic inequality and corporate greed.


Open Community Forum this Friday

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.


Happy birthday, Estate Tax! Where would we be without you?

America was always supposed to be the country of presidents, not kings, where leaders are made, not born.


Apple’s Corporate Welfare vs. Educating a Generation. Yep, that’s a choice.

If the US worked harder to close corporate tax loopholes, we could use the resulting revenues to send every current American college student to school -- for free.


3 Reasons To Run the Other Way from the Ryan Tax Plan

The Ryan tax plan would benefit the top 1% and severely hurt the poor. Here's what else it would do.


Happy Earth Day, Earth: Sorry We Were Too Cheap to Get You Anything

On this Earth Day in 2016, we’re collectively still shrugging our shoulders at this threat that most of us recognize.


Corporate Tax Dodgers Defeated! Pfizer Cancels Merger

The Pfizer merger with Allergan would have been the biggest corporate inversion ever.


Webinar: Do You Know Where Your Tax Dollar Went?

Tax Day is right around the corner. In an upcoming webinar, we'll tell you all about how your tax dollars are spent. 


Competing Visions: Our Budget, Our Priorities

We've just released our analysis of federal budget proposals. Trust us - you're going to want to see this. 


Webinar: 2017 Budget Proposals vs Americans' Priorities

In an upcoming webinar, we'll explain the differences between major budget proposals and share information about how you can influence the budget to shift our nation’s priorities.