Given the current state of federal debt and solvency issues with entitlement programs, it is likely that revenue needs will lead to higher taxes.
The federal government recently released a report on the nation’s finances, including longer-term projections for a rising deficit, which could mean higher taxes in the future. On a positive note, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report reflects a current decrease in the annual budget deficit for the last fiscal year. The easing of the deficit
Despite a report this week pointing to decreasing federal deficits over the next two years, the longer-term outlook for tax rates grew murkier. After four consecutive years of topping $1 trillion, the U.S. federal deficit fell to $680 billion, or 4.1% of GDP, in 2013, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Budget and Economic