Taxes on oil consumption have long been a legislative third rail, yet concerns about the national debt may soon change that political calculus. Daniel Ahn and Michael Levi demonstrate that energy taxes can reduce the national debt and improve economic performance, all while reducing U.S. oil consumption.
President Obama gave these remarks, regarding the fiscal cliff and extending middle class tax cuts, on December 8, 2012.
President Obama gave these remarks on extending tax cuts for middle-class families on July 9, 2012.
The OECD released the Progress Report "Towards Global Tax Co-operation: Progress in Identifying and Eliminating Harmful Tax Practices" in 2000.
The White House released this report entitled "The Buffett Rule: A Basic Principle of Tax Fairness" on April 10, 2012.
The Treasury Department released the President's Framework for Business Tax Reform on February 22, 2012. The press release states, "Treasury released the President's framework for reforming the U.S. business tax system, which would enhance American competitiveness by simplifying the tax code and eliminating dozens of tax loopholes and subsidies, incentivizing job creation and investment here at home and lowering the business rate while broadening the tax base."
The House Ways and Means Committee released this Discussion Draft on Participation Exemption on October 26, 2011.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More