by Alan Pyke Posted on August 25, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
A Wisconsin furniture company won a $6 million tax credit that allows it to lay off nearly 2,000 workers. Weeks later its leaders gave to Gov. Scott Walker's (R) campaign.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 16, 2014 Updated: May 16, 2014
The Wind Production Tax Credit is the latest casualty of what seems to be a week-long Senate war against legislation that would support clean energy and energy efficiency.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 15, 2014 Updated: April 15, 2014
The Earned Income Tax Credit means the difference between buying the necessities and hardship for many poor families.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on April 2, 2014
Sen. Ron Wyden's (D-OR) proposal to extend dozens of tax breaks doesn't include the credit for wind energy. But it could by the end of tomorrow, according to multiple Senators.
by Posted on February 27, 2014
Dave Camp's new tax reform package relies on trickle-down economics, even if there are some worthwhile ideas.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 21, 2014
Don't get mad at 'House of Cards' for playing by the rules of Hollywood economics. Instead, think about what it means that no Washington show shoots in DC.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 30, 2014
A new study suggests that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit could actually spur healthier eating habits among low-income Americans.
by Travis Waldron Posted on December 27, 2013 Updated: December 28, 2013
Connecticut hands ESPN tax credits to keep its business in state, but evidence suggests tax credits like these are usually unnecessary.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 23, 2013
Solid majorities view global warming as a serious problem and want the government to actively remake the economy to fight it.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 19, 2013
Wednesday afternoon, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) dropped his proposal for reforming the tangled web of tax breaks and credits that currently go to boost renewable energy.