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Wyden 199A Pass-through Deduction Proposal: Analysis

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) recently introduced the Small Business Tax Fairness Act—the impact of which we modeled—to reform the Section 199A pass-through business deduction created in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017. The provision currently allows taxpayers to deduct up to 20 percent of their qualified business income from their

US International Tax Reform Options

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares As lawmakers in Congress consider ways to change tax rules, a recent Tax Foundation study shows the effects of four options to overhaul the United States’ international tax regime. These options include changes to policies such as the corporate tax rate, Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI), Foreign Derived Intangible Income (FDII), Qualified Business

American Rescue Plan Expanded Premium Tax Credit

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares August 15th was the deadline to take advantage of the premium tax credits (PTC) originally provided in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and recently expanded in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Future extensions may provide longer-lasting benefits, although the extensions may create trade-offs for consumer choice and program costs. The ACA provided

Will The House Pass A Budget Next Week?

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Democratic sparring continues over the budget.  Looking to balance demands of moderates and progressives, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she may ask the House to consider both the Senate-passed infrastructure bill and a $3.5 trillion budget resolution as soon as next week. She took the step after nine moderate Democrats said they would

Mega IRAs Reflect Mega Legislative Mistakes

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Mega-IRAs are hot this summer, following a June 2021 report by the nonprofit news service ProPublica that revealed—based on leaked IRS files—that a handful of high-net-worth individuals have accumulated massive individual retirement account (IRA) balances. The congressional Joint Committee on Taxation also reported that in 2019 more than 28,000 taxpayers owned IRAs worth

Taxes Could Negatively Impact Housing

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Within the last year, the median sales price of houses sold in the United States rose by 16.2 percent while sales of new single-family houses dropped by 19.4 percent, an indication that demand for housing continues to outpace supply. While President Biden has many proposals aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing,

Nuclear Energy Tax Treatment Should Be Simplified & Neutral

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Tackling climate change and shifting the economy towards renewable energy has been a key part of the Biden administration’s agenda.  However, this effort must first confront an overly complicated and non-neutral tax code, particularly in how it treats nuclear energy, for the White House to reach its ambitious goal of a 100 percent

Gas Taxes in Europe

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares To facilitate and foster cross-border trade and to prevent significant competitive distortions, the European Union requires EU countries to levy a minimum excise duty of €0.36 per liter (US $1.55 per gallon) on gas. As today’s map shows, only Bulgaria and Hungary stick to the minimum rate, while all other EU countries opt
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