Monthly Archives: April 2009

>Public art: would it make you ride Metro more?

> These presentations show new public art that the Metro Customer Service Committee and Board are expected to consider on Thursday.  The public art will be installed at five Metrorail stations in Tyson’s Corner and Reston, and at the entrance to … Continue reading

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>That’s a big deficit.

> Mankiw has a post up depicting what happened to our deficit this year.  Short story is we’re paying out about 27% of GDP and only collecting about 16% of GDP in taxes.  While that’s not as high as it … Continue reading

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>Does TurboTax make the tax code more complicated?

> So argued Howard Gleckman of the Tax Policy Center last week.  He states that because we have software and paid preparers, complicated tax provisions like the AMT are more likely to continue without complaint, rather than be removed from … Continue reading

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