Tag Archives: tax cut extension

The Bush Tax Cuts After Ten Years

From Citizens for Tax Justice (http://www.ctj.org):   Tax Cuts Will Nearly Double Budget Deficit if Continued, Mostly Benefit the Rich State-by-State Fact Sheets   Ten years ago, on June 7, 2001, President George W. Bush signed into law the first … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Justice, federal budget | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Showdown on Taxes Looms

From Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   Posted at http://www.chn.org/humanneeds/100811b.html   When Congress returns from summer recess in September, members will debate the future of the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts which expire at the end of 2010. The stakes … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Justice | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Organizations Demand Expiration of Tax Cuts for the Rich

From Citizens for Tax Justice (http://www.ctj.org):   On Thursday, Senate offices received a letter (http://www.responsibletaxes.org/responsible-taxes-matter-now/) calling for the expiration of the Bush tax cuts for the rich from Americans for Responsible Taxes (http://www.responsibletaxes.org/), a coalition of non-profits, labor unions, faith-based … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Douglas Holtz-Eakin Peddles Myths about Tax Cuts

From Citizens for Tax Justice (http://www.ctj.org):   On July 14, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, chief economic adviser for John McCain’s presidential campaign and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, gave written and oral testimony to the Senate Finance Committee concerning the … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment