Politics

How Ryan’s budget plan affects specific programs

Ryan budget scenario

Paul Ryan’s scenario uses revenue and spending estimates and formulas provided by Ryan.

Extended baseline scenario

This scenario adheres closely to current law. It assumes Bush-era tax cuts will expire, as scheduled, and that tax revenues would rise to 23 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product by 2035—much higher than recent averages.

Alternative fiscal scenario

This scenario adheres closely to current law. It assumes Bush-era tax cuts will expire, as scheduled, and that tax revenues would rise to 23 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product by 2035—much higher than recent averages.