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CBO’s “Extremely Uncertain” Score of IPAB Shouldn’t Impede Repeal

by Demian Brady / /

Several Representatives have cited a $17.5B "cost" for repealing IPAB but fail to note CBO's disclaimer of the estimate.


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Creating a Consistent, Commonsense Benchmark Through a Current Policy Baseline

by Demian Brady / /

The way that CBO develops its current law baseline presents an inaccurate portrayal of federal receipts and expenditures.
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Death and a Thousand Paper Cuts: The Compliance Burden of the Estate Tax

by Demian Brady / /

NTUF Issue Brief #171: The estate tax is tremendously inefficient, imposing huge compliance costs for relatively little revenue.
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Issue Brief: What’s the Deal with the State and Local Tax Deduction?

by Andrew Moylan, Andrew Wilford / /

The SALT deduction enables tax hikes and bigger government by forcing federal taxpayers to pick up the tab for profligate states.
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What’s the Deal with Full Expensing?

by Andrew Moylan, Andrew Wilford / /

Expensing is the "killer app" of tax reform, a subtle feature that promises to unlock tremendous growth.
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Social Security and Millennials

by Spencer Woody / /

In order to shed light on the issue, NTUF served on a panel to educated Millennials on the future of Social Security.
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Where Have All the Corporations Gone?

by Brandon Arnold / /

Despite the repeated efforts of the U.S. Treasury Department, several corporations are taking steps to relocate their headquarters to other countries. Others are considering similar moves. Many of these moves occur in the form of an "inversion," in which
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Travel Study Update: President Obama is Most Internationally Traveled President through 5 Years

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The President is preparing for a rapid-fire trip to Europe and the Middle East, with plans to visit five countries in five days: the Netherlands, Belgium, Vatican City, Italy, and Saudi Arabia. Ahead of the trip, we here at National Taxpayers Union Founda
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Tobacco Taxes: Problems, Not Solutions, for Taxpayers and Budgets

by Diana Oprinescu / /

After the politicking and debate associated with their passage has died down, what are the actual consequences of cigarette and other tobacco tax increases? The following National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) study examines the budgetary impact of th
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