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James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

New Atlantis Contributing Editor James C. Capretta is an expert on health care and entitlement policy, with years of experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government. E-mail: jcapretta@aei.org.


James C. Capretta’s Latest New Atlantis Articles

 Health Care with a Conscience” (Fall 2008) 

 Health Care 2008: A Political Primer” (Spring 2008) 

 The Clipboard of the Future” (Winter 2008)


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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Joint Tax Committee Letter to Senator Baucus 

Last week, the Joint Tax Committee sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus outlining the potential revenue that could be raised from some of the tax options the committee is apparently considering. Three of the options would limit the tax preference for employer-paid premiums. It is clear from the wide range of the revenue estimates provided by JCT that the details of any taxation of benefits proposal are crucial. The full JCT letter and accompanying revenue table are available here in PDF format.

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