As the House and Senate start making significant moves toward their goal of passing tax reform before Christmas, we’ve pulled together resources from the around the conservative movement which discuss the policies at stake.
Know Your History
Take a look at the tax concepts being discussed during previous tax reform debates.
Cato Institute Policy Analysis from 1996: Supply-Side Tax Cuts and the Truth about the Reagan Economic Record
Heritage Institute Report from 2001: Lowering Marginal Tax Rates: The Key to Pro-Growth Tax Relief
American Enterprise Institute
AEI has put out several papers in response to the tax reform proposals from the House and Senate.
- How much can tax reform affect economic growth?
- House tax bill promising but needs improvements.
- No, the House tax bill won’t destroy graduate education.
- The GOP is right to ignore pay-as-you-go. (For a refresher on procedure and the Byrd rule, both discussed in this piece, read here and here.)
The Heritage Foundation
The Heritage Foundation has weighed in with analysis – including charts and graphs – showing the impact of these tax proposals.
- In 1 Chart, the Differences Between the House and Senate Tax Reform Bills
- In Charts, How These 7 Taxpayers’ Bills Would Change If Tax Reform Was Enacted.
- How the GOP Tax Bill Will Affect the Economy.
- No, Republicans Are Not Leaving Small Businesses Behind.
- Tax Reform Debate Taxing Republicans’ Negotiating Skills.
- ‘Paint-By-Numbers’ Lawmaking Waters down Tax Reform.