Feb 28, The Bush tax cuts were two tax code changes that President George W. Bush authorized during his first term. Congress enacted tax cuts to families in and investors in They were supposed to expire at the end of Instead, Congress extended them for two more years, and many of the tax provisions remain in effect- and continue to affect the economy- to this day.
Jan 24, The Bush tax cuts (along with some Obama tax cuts) were responsible for just 24 percent. The New York Times stated in an editorial that the full Bush-era tax cuts were the single biggest contributor to the deficit over the past decade, reducing revenues by Estimated Reading Time: 12 mins. Jun 07, The future of the Bush tax cuts was a central issue in the presidential campaign, in which John McCain advocated making almost all of the cuts permanent, and Barack Obama called for extending the cuts only for families earning less than, However, when the cuts were finally due to expire inPresident Obama extended the cuts Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
Oct 23, The biggest tax policy changes enacted under President George W. Bush were the 20tax cuts, often referred to as the “Bush tax cuts” but formally named the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of (EGTRRA) and the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of (JGTRRA).Estimated Reading Time: 11 mins. Jan 07, While the Bush tax cuts were designed as overwhelmingly regressive, the most recent deal does add some progressivity to the tax code, by allowing the cuts to expire on the top percent of taxpayers (remember that even if taxes do go up on someone earning, that person still enjoys lower rates on income below the,/, threshold).