Tax Policy Center

Barack Obama

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It has become conventional wisdom in Washington that the just-announced retirement of Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) boosts chances for tax reform in...
April 25, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The revenue proposals included in President Obama’s 2014 budget would, as intended, significantly raise taxes on the highest-income American households. However, despite Obama’s long-standing pledge...
April 22, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama’s 2014 budget arrived two months late and was declared DOA by the House GOP leadership days before they even saw it. Yet, it...
April 10, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The White House has put out the word that President Obama’s budget will propose changing the way government adjusts benefits for Social Security and other...
April 9, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
You probably read stories over the weekend about how the Senate passed a 2014 budget just before dawn on Saturday morning, a day after the...
March 25, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Senate Democrats’ budget, like the House version, rips unfair and inefficient tax preferences that litter the revenue code. But the tax provisions of the...
March 21, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The political response to the Tax Policy Center’s analysis of House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) fiscal plan was predictable, and mostly based on...
March 19, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a controversial plan to balance the budget in 10 years , entirely by cutting planned spending...
March 12, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
States trying to decide whether to expand their Medicaid programs to cover more low-income uninsured might want to take a look at the fate of...
March 7, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Changing the way government adjusts spending and taxes for inflation is one of those issues that continues to hang around the edges of the budget...
March 5, 2013Howard Gleckman