The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images Likely before the end of the year, the Federal Reserve will start to tiptoe into the unknown. Central bank officials indicated Wednesday that they’re ready to begin “tapering” – the process of slowly pulling back the stimulus they’ve provided during the
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Key Findings Policymakers should carefully analyze tax expenditures before categorizing one as a loophole—some tax expenditures are important structural elements of the tax code while others are unsound. Generally, if a provision is broadly available and helps to eliminate the double taxation of saving, or broadly contributes to a consumption tax base, it is sound
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Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin on the set of ABC’s The View. Jeff Neira | Disney General Entertainment Content | Getty Images Two hosts of ABC’s “The View” tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday moments before a sit-down interview with Vice President Kamala Harris.  Host Sunny Hostin and guest host Ana Navarro are fully vaccinated
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Sinenkiy | iStock | Getty Images Federal benefits for aged, blind and disabled Americans have not been updated in years. Now, some lawmakers and advocates are pushing for changes to the program — called Supplemental Security Income, or SSI — to be part of legislation being promoted in Congress. However, it is still unclear whether
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