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Obama Budget Would Hike Tax Revenue, Cut Deficits

 President  Barack Obama 's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the  Congressional Budget Office  said on Thursday.There is virtually no chance that  Congress  will advance Obama's plan in its entirety. But the CBO's latest analysis will feed campaign messaging by both Democrats and Republicans ahead of congressional elections in November.The analysis compares Obama's request to a new "baseline" estimate that CBO released last week that assumes no changes to current tax and spending laws.But Obama's budget plan is loaded with new policy changes, including an assumption that sweeping immigration reforms are enacted, producing a net 10-year deficit reduction of $158 billion.It proposes to boost revenues by limiting tax breaks for wealthy Americans and businesses, imposing a new tax on millionaires, raising tobacco taxes, and restoring estate and gif...

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  1. Norquist: Obama Will Raise Your Taxes

    Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist weighs in on the tax debate.

  2. Obama: I've Cut Taxes 18 Times; Romney: I Know Why Jobs Come and Go

    Mirroring the first debate face-off between President Obama and Governor Romney, small business once again took center stage at Tuesday's town hall debate. The candi...

  3. Obama Takes Blows from Romney, But Doesn’t Return

    FOX News Contributor Tamara Holder and ABC Radio’s Bernard McGuirk discuss the Presidential debate.

  4. Is Obama's Tax Plan a Threat to Small Business?

    Jon Luther and Steve Caldeira of the International Franchise Association weighs in on small business and jobs.

  5. How 2014 Could Be Like 1986 in Terms of Tax Reform

    Wells Fargo chief portfolio strategist Brian Jacobsen gives his outlook for tax reform.

  6. Romney vs Obama : Whose Tax Plan is Better?

    Stuart Varney & Juan Williams on Governor Romney & President Obama’s tax plans and whether they will help fix the economy.

  7. Romney on the Offensive

    Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes on the Presidential election and the need to rein in government regulations.

  8. Obama Misrepresenting Romney’s Tax Plan

    FBN’s Stuart Varney sounds off on the president’s concept of money and wealth.

  9. What If the Bush Tax Cuts Expire?

    Michael Linden of the Center for American Progress and Curtis Dubay of the Heritage Foundation debate the impact of tax increases on the economy.

  10. Rep. Grimm: $250K is Not Rich in New York

    Rep. Michael Grimm on Obama's tax plan and the potential devastating effects of the health-care law on the economy.

  11. Obama's New Tax Plan to Hit $689B in Small-Business Income

    FBN's Liz MacDonald on how President Obama's new tax plan will impact small-business owners' wallets.

  12. Wesbury: A Flat Tax Would Boost Growth

    First Trust Advisors chief economist Brian Wesbury weighs in on Obama's tax plan .

  1. Obama's Tax Reforms Don't Offer Much to Small Businesses

    Two of the nation’s largest small business organizations say a focus on lowering corporate tax reforms ignores the majority of small businesses in the U.S.

  2. GOP's Boehner Says No Progress in 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

    House Speaker John Boehner sounded a downbeat note Friday about talks to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" in less than four weeks, saying that "there is no progres...

  3. Ablin: Market is Oversold

    Jack Ablin, Harris Private Bank CIO, on why he believes the market is oversold and why we’re seeing a post-election reset.

  4. How Will Obama’s Re-Election Impact Your Taxes?

    WSJ Editorial Board Member Steve Moore on the potential tax hikes in an effort to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff.

  5. Raise Taxes or Cut Tax Subsidies?

    Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform discusses Simpson-Bowles and the confusion over Mitt Romney’s tax plan versus President Obama ’s current tax reform.

  6. Who Gets the 'A' in Student Aid? Obama vs. Romney

    Higher education has taken a back seat to other issues in this election, but the outcome of the presidential vote will have a major impact on students and families p...

  7. Does Obama's Bash of Romney's Tax Plan Win Votes?

    Rate Coalition co-chair Elaine Kamarck weighs in on Romney's tax plan.

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