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CBO -- Using ESPCs to Finance Federal Investments in Energy-Efficient Equipment

Using ESPCs to Finance Federal Investments in Energy-Efficient Equipment
Source: Congressional Budget Office

A variety of laws and executive orders require federal agencies to improve the energy efficiency of their facilities and to pursue a range of other energy-related goals.

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Business And Economics

CBO -- Legislation Enacted in the 113th Congress That Will Affect Mandatory Spending or Revenues

Legislation Enacted in the 113th Congress That Will Affect Mandatory Spending or Revenues
Source: Congressional Budget Office

This report summarizes the Congressional Budget Office’s estimates of the budgetary effects of laws enacted in the 113th Congress that will affect mandatory spending or revenues.

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Business And Economics

Why employers and governments alike have a responsibility towards introducing a living wage

Following on from my piece about a global wealth tax cutting the gulf between the rich and the poor, another solution towards ending poverty and fairly distributing wealth would be the implementation of a living wage. 786 more words

Diary

CBO -- Report on the Troubled Asset Relief Program—March 2015

Report on the Troubled Asset Relief Program—March 2015
Source: Congressional Budget Office

In October 2008, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Division A of Public Law 110-343) established the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to enable the Department of the Treasury to promote stability in financial markets through the purchase and guarantee of “troubled assets.” Section 202 of that legislation, as amended, requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to submit annual reports on the costs of the Treasury’s purchases and guarantees of troubled assets.

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Business And Economics

Chairmen of House and Senate Budget Committees Propose Good Budgets, Particularly Compared to Obama's Spendthrift Plan

Earlier this year, President Obama proposed a budget that would impose new taxes and add a couple of trillion dollars to the burden of government spending over the next 10 years. 914 more words

Economics

Affordable Care Act Penalty

Under the Affordable Care Act, there is a requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage. A penalty is imposed if an individual does not maintain the minimum coverage for themselves or any of their dependents for 1 or more months. 348 more words

Tax Year 2013