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Tag Archives: Medicare

  1. Fiscal Reality Check: Will Congress Pay for the Tax Extenders and the Doc Fix? March 20, 2014

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Tax Extenders, The US Tax System.

    6 comments
  2. Congress Shouldn’t Forget About Tax Entitlements In Its Search for Deficit Reduction October 22, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, Tax Expenditures, The US Tax System.

    4 comments
  3. How Washington Will Use the Coming Budget Wars To Duck Hard Choices August 27, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy.

    5 comments
  4. Bowles-Simpson II: A New Plan to Avoid the Sequester February 19, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, Tax Proposals, Tax Reform.

    8 comments
  5. Obama’s State of the Union and the Great Deficit Smackdown February 12, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, Tax Proposals, Tax Reform.

    7 comments
  6. The Risks of Dumbing Down Fiscal Goals February 1, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Deficit reduction, European fiscal crisis, Federal Budget & Economy, fiscal cliff.

    7 comments
  7. Five Ways the Chasm Between Democratic and Republican Budget Plans is Growing January 24, 2013

    Posted in American Tax Relief Act of 2012, Budget, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, Obama Economic Policy, Paul Ryan.

    11 comments
  8. How Obama’s Inaugural Address Frames the Policy Debate for the Next Decade January 22, 2013

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Individual Income Taxes, Medicare, State & Local Issues, Tax Revenues.

    5 comments
  9. 2013 May Be the Year of Perpetual Fiscal Crisis December 27, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Bush tax cuts, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, fiscal cliff, Tax Proposals, Tax Reform.

    6 comments
  10. How to Control Entitlements: A Challenge Ike Did Not Face December 18, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Medicare, Social Security, The US Tax System.

    7 comments
  11. Congress Can’t Avoid Tax Rate Hikes By Closing “Loopholes” November 13, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Deficit reduction, Federal Budget & Economy, Obama Economic Policy, Tax Proposals.

    5 comments
  12. Social Security & Medicare Lifetime Benefits November 5, 2012

    Posted in Medicare, Payroll taxes, Social Security.

    11 comments
  13. Payroll Taxes Cover About a Third of Medicare Costs June 15, 2012

    Posted in Medicare, Payroll taxes, Social Security, The US Tax System, Types of Taxes.

    13 comments
  14. Fixing Medicare’s Double-Counting Problem May 18, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Medicare, Payroll taxes.

    2 comments
  15. The Fight Over Medicare Double Counting May 9, 2012

    Posted in Federal Budget & Economy, Medicare, Payroll taxes.

    6 comments
  16. Will the 2010 Health Law Cut the Deficit or Add to It? April 10, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Health Care, Medicare.

    11 comments
  17. Taxes, Health Reform, and the Supreme Court March 29, 2012

    Posted in Health Care, Individual Income Taxes, Medicare.

    7 comments
  18. Time to End Washington’s Trust Fund Gimmicks March 16, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Medicare, Social Security.

    17 comments
  19. Budget Gimmicks Are Alive and Well in the Payroll Tax Cut February 21, 2012

    Posted in Budget, Federal Budget & Economy, Health Care, Payroll taxes.

    3 comments
  20. Should States Use Tax Breaks to Woo Seniors? February 9, 2012

    Posted in Individual Income Taxes, long-term care, State and Local Taxes.

    6 comments
  21. A Medicare Reform Plan That Just Might Work December 15, 2011

    Posted in Health Care, Medicare.

    6 comments
  22. Perry’s Free Lunch Flat Tax October 25, 2011

    Posted in Campaign 2012, Rick Perry, Ryan Roadmap, Tax Reform.

    2 comments
  23. What the Great Budget Debate Is Really About September 15, 2011

    Posted in Budget, Campaign 2012, Deficit reduction.

    6 comments
  24. Obama’s Jobs Plan: Great Theater, Uncertain Policy September 9, 2011

    Posted in Budget, Campaign 2012, Economic Stimulus, Obama Economic Policy, Payroll taxes.

    7 comments
  25. A Grim Prognosis for Deficit Reduction August 30, 2011

    Posted in Budget, Campaign 2012, Deficit reduction, Obama Economic Policy.

    8 comments