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An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2017 to 2027

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

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/52801-june2017outlook.pdf

Predicts modest U.S. economic growth of 1.9 to 2% through 2027 with rising budget deficits due to retirement and health care programs for older people.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Budget of the U.S. Government: Historical Tables

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals

Many of the data series begin in 1940 and continue through estimates of the president’s budget for 2017-2022.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Budget of the U.S. Government: Appendix: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Appendix

For detailed presentations of accounts and programs by agency.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Analytical Perspectives: Budget of the U.S. Government: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/spec.pdf

Detailed presentations about the proposed FY 2018 budget, including information on federal receipts and spending, borrowing and debt, and economic analyses.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Budget of the U. S. Government: A New Foundation for American Greatness: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/budget.pdf

Basic budget document of the Trump administration with summary tables.  Proposes steep cuts to Medicaid and other social services programs.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Border-Adjusted Consumption Taxes and Exchange Rate Movements: Theory and Evidence

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Taxes

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44821.pdf

Explains what a border-adjustment tax is and what some implications might be, especially to exchange rates, if the U.S. were to implement such a new tax. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections: 2016

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.census.gov/govs/statetax/

Provides a summary of taxes collected by states for five broad tax categories and 25 subcategories.  Does not include taxes by localities.  From the Census Bureau

 

Taxpayers with Zero Income Tax Liability: Trends Over Time and Across Income Levels

Categories: Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Taxes

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/IN10667.pdf

About 44% of U.S. households pay no federal income tax.  This brief report examines the reasons for this situation and looks at variations, and the reasons for these variations, over time.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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