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We have just what you've been waiting for: We're launching – get ready for this – a whole new project on tax breaks. That might be enough to get you excited, but just in case it's not, try this on for size.
Together, all tax loopholes, deductions and credits in the U.S. tax code add up to around $1.2 trillion this year. That's about 50 percent more than this year's federal budget deficit. In other words, the government would run a budget surplus if lawmakers closed all those loopholes.
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