Revenue & Spending
An effective government invests in its people, advances opportunities for shared prosperity, and raises the revenues needed to support the public structures that support inclusive economic growth. We advocate for responsible revenue-raising options, more transparency in and oversight of federal spending, and long-term investments in the public infrastructure and services required to ensure every American enjoys a decent quality of life and has an opportunity to succeed.
(4/30/13) Sequestering Meals on Wheels funds could cost taxpayers far more than it saves. While across-the-board spending cuts that began March 1, called sequestration, are expected to reduce ...read in full
(4/24/13) Congress is currently considering tax changes that could substantially reduce charitable giving in the United States. One threat is a proposal from President Obama to cap the deductibility of itemized deductions by high-income taxpayers at ...read in full
(4/23/13) On April 10, President Obama released his proposed budget for the 2014 budget year. Unlike in the past, this year's budget came very late, after both the House and Senate had passed their ...read in full
(4/15/13) Find out how multinational corporate tax cheating hurts the average tax payer. From We're Not Broke, the story of U.S. corporations dodging billions of dollars in income tax, and how seven fed-up Americans take their frustration to ...read in full
(5/7/13) Sequestration's automatic spending cuts were back in the news over the past few weeks. For a brief time, the Federal Aviation Administration ...read in full
(4/30/13) WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013—In a report released today, the Center for ...read in full