Archive for the ‘Tax Policy’ Category

TPC, Feldstein, and Tax Reform

August 29th, 2012

UPDATE: TPC debunks Feldstein.  Here’s their analysis of the myriad ways Marty went wrong.  It is still the case that Gov Romney tax plan will either increase taxes on households with incomes below $200K or not be revenue neutral, which I believe will lead to larger structural budget deficits.  “[Feldstein’s]…analysis reinforces our central finding about the distributional… Read more

Tax Attacks

August 22nd, 2012

Just a small dose of microeconomics to start out the day here.  I promise it will go down like butta. There’s this dustup going on between one of Gov Romney’s economic advisors and the WaPo editorial board.  The gist is one I’ve talked about—and even vblogged on—before: as re the tax cuts for the wealthy… Read more