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The President’s Budget Projects Debt on a Downward Path
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Source: Office of Management and Budget
*PAYGO baseline...
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Budget Projections in the President’s Budget
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Fiscal Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023...
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Composition of Budget in President’s Proposal
CRFB.org
Defense
16.1%
Non-Defense
Discretionary
14.4%
Social Security
23....
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Spending and Revenue Changes in the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and ...
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Fiscal Impact of Proposals in the President’s Budget (2014-2024)
CRFB.org
Note:Numbersroundedtothenearest$5billionandmay...
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Investments and Sequester Relief in the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion ...
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Discretionary Spending Under the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
$900
$950
$1,000
$1,050
$1,100
$1,150
$1,200
$1,250
$1,300
...
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Health Care Proposals in the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimat...
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Revenue Changes in the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimated rou...
• Abides by PAYGO with specific offsets
• Includes responsible tax and health reforms
• Sets sustainable and affordable di...
11
Our Concerns with the President’s Budget
CRFB.org
• Moves in the wrong direction on entitlements – removing rather
than...
Source: CRFB calculations based on CBO and OMB data.
Percent of GDP
64%
66%
68%
70%
72%
74%
76%
78%
2011 2012 2013 2014 20...
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For More Information,
Contact Lydia Austin at
austinl@crfb.org or 202-596-3597
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Presidents FY 2015 Chartbook

President Obama's Fiscal Year Budget proposal explained in a few charts.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: News & Politics      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Presidents FY 2015 Chartbook

  • 1. CRFB.org
  • 2. CRFB.org The President’s Budget Projects Debt on a Downward Path 1 Source: Office of Management and Budget *PAYGO baseline assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget. †Adjusted by CRFB to account for new BEA method for measuring GDP. 64% 66% 68% 70% 72% 74% 76% 78% 80% 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 Percent of GDP OMB Baseline FY2014 Budget† PAYGO Baseline* FY2015 Budget
  • 3. 2 Budget Projections in the President’s Budget CRFB.org Fiscal Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 Ten- Year* REVENUES FY2015 Budget 16.7% 17.3% 18.3% 18.6% 18.9% 19.0% 19.0% 19.2% 19.4% 19.6% 19.8% 19.9% 19.2% OMB Baseline 16.7% 17.3% 17.8% 18.0% 18.1% 18.2% 18.3% 18.4% 18.6% 18.7% 18.8% 19.0% 18.4% PAYGO Baseline* 16.7% 17.3% 17.8% 18.0% 18.1% 18.2% 18.3% 18.4% 18.6% 18.7% 18.8% 19.0% 18.4% OUTLAYS FY2015 Budget 20.8% 21.1% 21.4% 21.2% 21.1% 21.1% 21.3% 21.4% 21.5% 21.5% 21.6% 21.7% 21.4% OMB Baseline 20.8% 21.0% 20.9% 20.8% 20.9% 21.0% 21.2% 21.5% 21.7% 22.0% 22.3% 22.6% 21.6% PAYGO Baseline* 20.8% 20.9% 20.8% 20.5% 20.5% 20.6% 20.7% 20.9% 21.1% 21.2% 21.3% 21.5% 20.9% DEFICITS FY2015 Budget 4.1% 3.7% 3.1% 2.6% 2.3% 2.1% 2.3% 2.2% 2.1% 1.9% 1.8% 1.8% 2.2% OMB Baseline 4.1% 3.6% 3.1% 2.8% 2.8% 2.8% 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.3% 3.4% 3.6% 3.1% PAYGO Baseline* 4.1% 3.6% 2.9% 2.5% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4% 2.5% 2.5% 2.4% 2.4% 2.5% 2.5% DEBT FY2015 Budget 72.1% 74.4% 74.6% 74.1% 73.3% 72.4% 72.0% 71.6% 71.1% 70.4% 69.7% 69.0% N/A OMB Baseline 72.1% 74.3% 74.5% 74.2% 73.9% 73.7% 73.9% 74.2% 74.6% 75.2% 75.9% 76.8% N/A PAYGO Baseline* 72.1% 74.3% 74.3% 73.8% 73.1% 72.5% 72.2% 72.1% 72.0% 71.8% 71.7% 71.6% N/A Note: All estimates adjusted for timing shifts. * PAYGO baseline assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget.
  • 4. 3 Composition of Budget in President’s Proposal CRFB.org Defense 16.1% Non-Defense Discretionary 14.4% Social Security 23.0% Health 22.1% Other Mandatory 17.7% Net Interest 6.5% 2015 Defense 10.8% Non-Defense Discretionary 10.2% Social Security 25.3% Health 23.9% Other Mandatory 15.1% Net Interest 13.7% 2024
  • 5. 4 Spending and Revenue Changes in the President’s Budget CRFB.org Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimated roughly by CRFB staff. Numbers may not add due to rounding. “PAYGO baseline” assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget. OMB Baseline PAYGO Baseline Gross Spending Increases $665 billion $1,010 billion Gross Spending Cuts -$1,240 billion -$515 billion Net Changes in Spending -$825 billion $495 billion Gross Tax Cuts -$145 billion -$300 billion Gross Tax Increases $1,345 billion $1,345 billion Total Changes in Revenue $1,200 billion $1,045 billion Immigration Reform -$160 billion -$160 billion Net Interest -$240 billion -$40 billion Total Change in Deficit -$2,150 billion -$730 billion
  • 6. 5 Fiscal Impact of Proposals in the President’s Budget (2014-2024) CRFB.org Note:Numbersroundedtothenearest$5billionandmaynotaddduetorounding.Negativenumbers reducethedeficit.EstimatesbyCRFBstaff. ^PAYGObaselineassumescontinuationofcurrentlaw,includinginflationadjustmentsofthe2021post- sequesterdiscretionarylevels,alongwithadrawdowninwarspendingasinthePresident’sbudget. *Thebudgetalsodedicatesnearly$80billiontowardfundingcurrenttransportationspending.
  • 7. 6 Investments and Sequester Relief in the President’s Budget CRFB.org Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimated roughly by CRFB staff. Numbers may not add due to rounding. “PAYGO baseline” assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget. OMB Baseline PAYGO Baseline Investments and Other Initiatives w/ Dedicated Offsets -$80 billion -$80 billion Fund and Increase Highway and Related Spending* $70 billion $70 billion Raise Transition Revenue from Tax Reform -$150 billion -$150 billion Fund Universal Pre-School and Related Spending $75 billion $75 billion Increase and Index Cigarette Tax -$80 billion -$80 billion Expand Earned Income Tax Credit $60 billion $60 billion Conform SECA Taxes, Reduce Carried Interest Loophole, and Other Tax Changes -$60 billion -$60 billion Sequester Relief w/ Dedicated Offsets $310 billion $545 billion Increase FY2015 Discretionary Spending $55 billion $55 billion Reduce Farm Subsidies, Limit Retirement Accounts, Etc -$55 billion -$55 billion Reduce FY2016-FY2021 Sequestration Cuts $315 billion $315 billion Modify FY2022-FY2024 Discretionary Spending Levels -$175 billion $50 billion Repeal Mandatory Sequester Cuts $170 billion $180 billion
  • 8. 7 Discretionary Spending Under the President’s Budget CRFB.org $900 $950 $1,000 $1,050 $1,100 $1,150 $1,200 $1,250 $1,300 $1,350 $1,400 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 Pre-sequester Current Law FY15 Budget Post-Sequester Billions of budget authority Before Ryan-Murray
  • 9. 8 Health Care Proposals in the President’s Budget CRFB.org Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimated roughly by CRFB staff. Numbers may not add due to rounding. “PAYGO baseline” assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget. OMB Baseline PAYGO Baseline Health Care Reforms -$400 billion -$285 billion Reform the Sustainable Growth Rate ("Doc Fixes") $0 billion $115 billion Reduce Spending on Prescription Drugs -$155 billion -$155 billion Reduce Spending on Post-Acute Care -$110 billion -$110 billion Increase Means-testing of Medicare Premiums -$55 billion -$55 billion Increase Cost Sharing in Medicare -$15 billion -$15 billion Reduce Other Health Care Spending -$65 billion -$65 billion
  • 10. 9 Revenue Changes in the President’s Budget CRFB.org Note: All numbers rounded to the nearest $5 billion and estimated roughly by CRFB staff. Numbers may not add due to rounding. “PAYGO baseline” assumes continuation of current law, including inflation adjustments of the 2021 post-sequester discretionary levels, along with a drawdown in war spending as in the President’s budget. OMB Baseline PAYGO Baseline Revenue Changes -$935 billion -$780 billion Extend Expiring Refundable Tax Credits $0 billion $155 billion Enact Tax Breaks for Families, Jobs, and Infrastructure $85 billion $85 billion Limit Value of Tax Preferences to 28% -$600 billion -$600 billion Enact "Buffett Rule" to Set Minimum Tax -$55 billion -$55 billion Reform and Increase Estate Tax -$130 billion -$130 billion Reduce the Tax Gap -$70 billion -$70 billion Impose Financial Responsibility Tax -$55 billion -$55 billion Reform Unemployment Insurance Financing -$60 billion -$60 billion Enact Other Revenue Raisers -$55 billion -$55 billion
  • 11. • Abides by PAYGO with specific offsets • Includes responsible tax and health reforms • Sets sustainable and affordable discretionary levels • Puts debt on a downward path 10 What we Like in the President’s Budget CRFB.org
  • 12. 11 Our Concerns with the President’s Budget CRFB.org • Moves in the wrong direction on entitlements – removing rather than adding needed reforms • Leaves debt levels too high • Claims phony “war savings” that may also be unrealistically ambitious • May rely on overly optimistic projections to put debt on a downward path
  • 13. Source: CRFB calculations based on CBO and OMB data. Percent of GDP 64% 66% 68% 70% 72% 74% 76% 78% 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 Debt under CRFB-Simulated CBO Re-Estimate Debt under OMB Projections Debt under CRFB-Simulated Estimate w/ Macrodynamic Impacts of Immigration Reform CRFB Simulated “CBO” Re-Estimate of the President’s Budget CRFB.org 12
  • 14. CRFB.org For More Information, Contact Lydia Austin at austinl@crfb.org or 202-596-3597

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