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    Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

    Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting…

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    Tax Cuts Extensions

    Witnesses testified on on expiring tax provisions and the criteria lawmakers should use to evaluate expiring tax provisions such as the Bush era tax cuts.

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    National Infrastructure Banks

    Witnesses spoke about proposals to create infrastructure banks. The banks would invest in large infrastructure projects with significant national or regional economic benefits, such as…

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    Alternative Minimum Tax

    Tax preparation professionals and individual tax payers testified about the Alternative Minimum Tax, the impact of the tax system on a growing number of taxpayers, and proposals to either…

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    Offshore Tax Avoidance

    Some U.S. corporations have been accused of using tax loopholes that allow them to set up headquarters in foreign countries and avoid paying U.S. taxes. The House Ways and Means…

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    Executive Life Insurance Failure

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the failure of the Executive Life Insurance Company, the largest life insurance company to date to suffer financial collapse. Mr. Garamendi…

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