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The current tax extender debate signals a need for broader tax reform. Our new report shows why.
Last month we re-launched a major portion of our website, organizing our federal budget research content into eight issue areas. This week, we bring you key highlights on taxes and revenue.
Seemingly, corporations and the most wealthy have found a way to pay taxes on a regressive scale (the more you earn, the smaller percentage paid) within a progressive structure. But how?
The average American taxpayer paid $11,715 in income taxes in 2013. Here's 13 surprising charts that show how the federal government spent those tax dollars.
If you want a story about the illogic that rules Washington, look no further than this.
It's that time of year. Taxes are due on April 15. But where do our tax dollars actually go? Here's the answer.
Today we released The President's 2015 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
Here are the five things you absolutely need to know about President Obama's proposal to spend $3.9 trillion in 2015
Posted: | Budget Process, Debt & Deficit, Education, Health Care, Military & Security, Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Safety Net, Taxes & Revenue, Transparency & Data
President Obama today released his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget proposal, a plan that includes new manufacturing institutes, job training, and the president’s signature initiative of universal pre-kindergarten education. Here are the highlgihts of what the budget contains.