To help students understand Obama's options, the case reviews both the recent tax cuts under President George W. Bush, including the supply-side and demand-management justification given for them, and the broad history of fiscal policy in the United States. Instructors may also obtain a Teaching Note, written by this case's author, that Cited by: 1. 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 abouttrillion between and Estimated Reading Time: 12 mins. Nov 23, It applied a 35% tax rate to estates worth over 5 million for individuals.
But Obama also cut taxes in and In billion were cut as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 2 InObama approved the permanent extension of the Bush tax cuts for those below a certain income bushremoval.buzzted Reading Time: 8 mins. Jul 11, After a protracted debate, Congress and President Obama agreed at the end of to extend the Bush tax cuts for two years, and They allowed the Making Work Pay Credit to expire but replaced it with a payroll tax “holiday” which reduced Social Security payroll taxes paid inand this was eventually extended through Missing: Melrose MA.
Dec 17, President Obama, joined by Vice President Biden, speaks before signing a compromise bill that extends the Bush-era tax cuts for all Americans, December 17, CBSEstimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Dec 07, Barack Obama gives way to Republicans over Bush tax cuts This article is more than 10 years old Allies say president 'blackmailed' into extending tax Missing: Melrose MA.