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?
Richard Kogan, Robert Greenstein, and Joel Friedman

http://www.cbpp.org/6-27-01bud.htm (13K)
http://www.cbpp.org/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

http://www.cbpp.org/4-13-01bud-facts.pdf (34K)
http://www.cbpp.org/4-13-01bud-facts.htm (6K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/4-4-01tax.pdf (15K)
http://www.cbpp.org/4-4-01tax.htm (5K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/4-3-01bud-facts.pdf (24K)
http://www.cbpp.org/4-3-01bud-facts.htm (18K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/4-2-01tax-short.pdf (25K)
http://www.cbpp.org/4-2-01tax-short.htm (8K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/3-27-01tax.pdf (75K)
http://www.cbpp.org/3-27-01tax.htm (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

http://www.cbpp.org/3-21-01bud.pdf (15K)
http://www.cbpp.org/3-21-01bud.htm (6K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/3-19-01tax.pdf (21K)
http://www.cbpp.org/3-19-01tax.htm (9k)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/3-8-01tax.pdf (18K)
http://www.cbpp.org/3-8-01tax.htm (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

http://www.cbpp.org/3-6-01tax-pr.pdf (23K)
http://www.cbpp.org/3-6-01tax-pr.htm (14K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-22-01recshort.pdf (14K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-22-01recshort.htm (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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-26-01tax-pr.pdf (10K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-26-01tax2-pr.htm (7K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-26-01tax-pr.pdf (10K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-26-01tax-pr.htm (37K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-22-01zeroshort.pdf (18K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-22-01zeroshort.htm (1K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-21-01cutshort.pdf (16K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-21-01cutshort.htm (7K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-15-01tax-pr.pdf (22K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-15-01tax-pr.htm (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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01leftoutshort.pdf (16K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01leftoutshort.htm (5K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01inclvlshort.pdf (15K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01inclvlshort.htm (5K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01reaganshort.pdf (15K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01reaganshort.htm (7K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01costshort.pdf (17K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01costshort.htm (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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01tollboothshort.pdf (16K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01tollboothshort.htm (6K)

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

http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01estateshort.pdf (14K)
http://www.cbpp.org/2-7-01estateshort.htm (5K)

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