Include total combined outlays and revenues for tax expenditures as an optional item in the budget resolution.

Lastly, the Committee recommends an optional requirement for including a total level of tax expenditures in the list of what could be in a budget resolution. Given the fact that tax expenditures are a major component of the federal budget, JCBA Members argued that this would encourage much needed transparency to the budget process.[307] This recommendation also brings needed flexibility to the budget process.

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