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December 18, 2001
Christopher Bergin Named CEO of Tax Analysts
Christopher Bergin has been appointed by the Tax Analysts board of directors to serve as executive director, the chief executive officer of the organization, effective December 10, 2001.
December 3, 2001
Democrats Claim Bush Social Security Panel's Secret Meetings Violate The Law
Should the folks who are revamping the social security system do so in public or behind closed doors?
December 3, 2001
A $10 Million Dollar Tax Provision To Pay Citrus Farmers Twice For The Same Loss -- Is This Good Tax Policy?
It is not their finest hour. Democrats on the United States Senate committee that writes tax legislation had an opportunity to step up and do the right thing when they drafted an economic stimulus package in November.
December 3, 2001
Are Government Leaders Taking Action On Economic Stimulus Simply So They Can Say They Have Taken Action? It Appears So.
Congress and the President need to proceed cautiously in developing an economic stimulus package.
December 3, 2001
The Next Tax Bill Will Raise Revenue. Who Will Pay The Price?
The federal surplus is gone; we're in a recession; and the Bush Administration now says not to expect balanced federal accounts before 2005.
November 30, 2001
Need To Raise A Client Issue With Treasury Officials? Current and Former Treasury Attorneys Tell How It's Done
Are you working on a client matter that includes tax policy issues you want to discuss with Treasury officials?
November 29, 2001
Mr. Thomas Goes To War, or, How We Got Where We Are On The Economic Stimulus Package
It's the end of November and Congress wants to leave town before the Christmas holidays.
October 31, 2001
Tax Analysts' Web Site Posts IRS List of Undeliverable Tax Rebates and Tax Refunds
Tax Analysts has posted the names of taxpayers whose advance payment (rebate) checks or traditional income tax refunds have been returned to the IRS.
October 15, 2001
Economic Stimulus Package -- Is Congress going Down The Right Road?
Congress already has passed one tax cut this year and they are almost certain to pass another one in the next few months.
October 15, 2001
IRS Lacks Common Sense In Using 'Critical Pay Authority'
Congress rewrote the government pay rules in 1998 specifically to help IRS recruit technicians and professionals with the "extremely high level" of expertise seen as necessary to straighten out the agency's operations.
September 7, 2001
Money & Politics, Part 2: Senate Tax Writers Confound Conventional Wisdom On Campaign Fund Raising
The 21 members of the Senate Finance Committee write the tax laws that raise almost all of the money raised by the federal government, and they write the laws that govern about 50% of federal spending.
September 6, 2001
Federal Budgeting 101 -- It's Not Rocket Science, Not Even With Social Security On The Table
President Bush and congressional leaders can and should dispel the social security and Medicare financing myths that enshroud the current budget debate.
August 13, 2001
Money and Politics, Part 1: A Million-Dollar Club: Legislators Who Write Tax, Trade, Health Care, and Social Security Laws
The members of one of the most powerful committees in the House of Representatives raised an average of almost $1 million apiece in campaign contributions in preparation for the November 2000 election.
April 1, 2001
Georgia Attorney General Refuses to Disclose Terms of Special Corporate Tax Agreements
The State of Georgia has refused to disclose the terms of special agreements that determine how some Georgia companies are taxed.
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