Last week, the Tax Policy Center held an event called “Measuring the Distribution of Federal Spending and Taxes.” At this event, Gerald Prante presented his findings from the Tax Foundation study called “A Distributional...
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How Many Days of Christmas Could the Fiscal Cliff Buy?
On January 1, 2013, the New Year will begin with a $514 billion tax increase, popularly known as the fiscal cliff. This tax increase is one of the largest in history. But it's still hard to understand that $514 billion number.
The season being what it is, with Christmas mere days away and the impending fiscal cliff just a few short days after, it only makes sense to give context to the cliff with a little help from Christmas. Inspired by the cost of each item of Twelve Days of Christmas, I present: "How Many Days of Christmas Could the Fiscal Cliff Buy?"
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