Updated June 2001

Fact Sheets Examining Recent Analyses of Tax and Budget Issues

View Recent Analyses of the Administration's Tax and Budget Proposals

How Much of The Surplus Remains After The Tax Cut?
by
Richard Kogan, Robert Greenstein, and Joel Friedman

/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1999 (13K)
/archiveSite/6-27-01bud.pdf (32K)

The Myth of the 4 Percent Spending Increase: A Closer Look Shows the Bush Budget Cuts Domestic Appropriations
by Richard Kogan

/archiveSite/4-13-01bud-facts.pdf (34K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1806 (6K)

 
Lower-Cost Estate Tax Repeal Reflects Slow Phase-In
by Joel Friedman

/archiveSite/4-4-01tax.pdf (15K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=242 (5K)

 
Following the Money:  The Admistration's Budget Priorities
by Robert Greenstein

/archiveSite/4-3-01bud-facts.pdf (24K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=236 (18K)

 
Cost of Tax Cut Would More Than Double to $5 Trillion in Second Ten Years
by Richard Kogan, Joel Friedman, and Robert Greenstein

/archiveSite/4-2-01tax-short.pdf (25K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1829 (8K)

 
Tax Cuts Vs. Spending Increases:   Is There a Basis for Chairman Greenspan's Preference for Tax Cuts?
by Jason Furman and Peter Orszag

/archiveSite/3-27-01tax.pdf (75K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=91 (11K)

 
How to Avoid Over-Committing the Available Surplus: Would a Tax-Cut "Trigger" Be Effective or Is There a Better Way?
by Richard Kogan

/archiveSite/3-21-01bud.pdf (15K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1253 (6K)

 
Marginal Tax Rate Reductions and the Economy: What Would Be the Long-Term Effects of the Bush Tax Cut?
by Peter Orszag

/archiveSite/3-19-01tax.pdf (21K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1723 (9k)

 
Income Tax Rates and High-Income Taxpayers:  How Strong Is the Case for Major Rate Reductions?
by Isaac Shapiro and Joel Friedma

/archiveSite/3-8-01tax.pdf (18K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1791 (8K)

 
In Many States, One-Third to One-Half of Families Would Not Benefit from Bush Tax Plan
by Nick Johnson, Allen Dupree, and Isaac Shapiro

/archiveSite/3-6-01tax-pr.pdf (23K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=130 (14K)

 
Is the House Tax Bill Necessary to Avoid a Recession?
by Peter Orszag

/archiveSite/2-22-01recshort.pdf (14K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1590 (4K)

 
4,500 Very Large Estates Would Receive as Much in Annual Tax Reductions under Bush Plan as 140 Million Americans
by Isaac Shapiro, Iris J. Lav, and James Sly

/archiveSite/2-26-01tax-pr.pdf (10K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1597 (7K)

 
The Latest IRS Data on After-Tax Income Trends
by Isaac Shapiro

/archiveSite/2-26-01tax-pr.pdf (10K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1599 (37K)

 
"The Peril of Zero Debt" and the Long-Term Budgetary Outlook: Some Questions Regarding Chairman Greenspan's Recent Testimony
by Peter Orszag

/archiveSite/2-22-01zeroshort.pdf (18K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1592 (1K)

 
Those $1,600 Tax Cut Checks
by Isaac Shapiro and Robert Greenstein

/archiveSite/2-21-01cutshort.pdf (16K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1588 (7K)

 
More Than Half of Black and Hispanic Families Would Not Benefit From Bush Tax Cut

/archiveSite/2-15-01tax-pr.pdf (22K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1065 (8K)

 
An Estimated 12 Million Low- and Moderate-Income Families, with 24 Million Children,
Would Not Benefit from Bush Tax Plan
by Isaac Shapiro, Allen Dupree and James Sly

/archiveSite/2-7-01leftoutshort.pdf (16K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1628 (5K)

 
How Would Families at Different Income Levels Benefit from the Bush Tax Cut?
by Robert Greenstein

/archiveSite/2-7-01inclvlshort.pdf (15K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1627 (5K)

 
How the Bush Tax Cut Compares in Size To the Reagan Tax Cuts
by Peter R. Orszag

/archiveSite/2-7-01reaganshort.pdf (15K)
/archiveSite/2-7-01reaganshort.htm (7K)

 
Cost of the Bush Tax Cut Rises, Making Rate Cuts Retroactive Adds $400 Billion
by Robert Greenstein

/archiveSite/2-7-01costshort.pdf (17K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1625 (6K)

  
Taking Down the Toll Booth to the Middle Class?
Myth and Reality Governing the Bush Tax Plan and Lower-Income Working Families
by Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro

/archiveSite/2-7-01tollboothshort.pdf (16K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1630 (6K)

 
Estate Tax Repeal: A Costly Windfall for the Wealthiest Americans
by Iris J. Lav and Joel Friedman

/archiveSite/2-7-01estateshort.pdf (14K)
/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=1626 (5K)

 
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