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An Analysis of the President’s 2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Presidency,Statistics,Taxes

Sections on how the president’s budget proposals would affect federal deficits and the debt, what proposals would have the largest budgetary effects, and how CBO’s estimates differ from those of the administration.  From the Congressional Budget Office


SOI Tax Stats, Corporation Source Book: U.S. Total and Sectors Listing

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics,Taxes

Statistical tables on corporate income taxes for 2011.  Covers balance sheets, income statements, taxes, and other selected items.  From the Internal Revenue Service


Updated Budget Projections: 2014 to 2024

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics,Taxes

Predicts that if the current laws governing taxes and spending do not change, the budget deficit in fiscal year 2014 will be $492 billion or 2.8% of GDP, a third less than the shortfall in FY2013.  From the Congressional Budget Office


State Government Tax Collections Summary Report: 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Covers tax collections from the 50 state governments including property, sales and gross receipts, license, individual income, and other taxes.  State government tax revenue increased by 6.1% from FY2012.  From the Census Bureau


The Path to Prosperity: Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Resolution

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Headlines,Taxes

Budget proposal of Paul Ryan from the Republican-controlled House of Representatives which calls for cutting federal spending by $5 trillion over the next 10 years.  From the House Budget Committee


Caterpillar’s Offshore Tax Strategy

Categories: Business/Economics,Headlines,Taxes

Congressional committee report which reveals how one corporation used tax loopholes to shift profits overseas and avoid paying U.S. taxes.  From the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs


Budgetary and Economic Outcomes Under Paths for Federal Revenues and Noninterest Spending Specified by Chairman Ryan, April 2014

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Projections for federal budgets, deficits, and the economy under a proposal from the Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Puerto Rico: Information on How Statehood Would Potentially Affect Selected Federal Programs and Revenue Sources

Categories: Govt Finance,Puerto Rico,Taxes,Welfare/Social Services

Examines potential changes to selected federal social services programs, such as Medicare, Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Supplemental Security Income, if Puerto Rico were to become a state.  Spending for most of these programs would increase substantially, but the federal government would also collect more from corporate and individual  income taxes.  From the Government Accountability Office


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