Tax Policy Center

Barack Obama

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
So the dance begins. President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), and various other lawmakers are starting to lay down their markers as they look...
November 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Barack Obama has pulled off the easy part. He got re-elected. Now, he faces a second term full of painful choices. You could see it...
November 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With the U.S. facing huge domestic policy challenges, one might have hoped for a serious debate on fiscal issues between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney...
November 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With the presidential campaign finally reaching a soggy finish, TaxVox is taking a final pre-election look at the tax policies of Barack Obama and Mitt...
October 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
After all the promises and finger-pointing, the presidential campaign is nearly over. But since the race has shed more heat than light on how each...
October 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When it comes to taxes, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are almost perfect mirror images of one another. Here are ten ways their tax plans...
October 23, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s new tables showing the revenue and distributional effects of capping itemized deductions have received a great deal of attention since we...
October 19, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In last night’s debate, Mitt Romney repeated the idea that he could pay for much or all of the 20 percent rate reduction and other...
October 17, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
You’ve probably heard claims that Mitt Romney wants to cut taxes by $5 trillion. Here are five things you should know about that figure: 1...
October 12, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama says Governor Romney will cut taxes for high-income households by $250,000. Romney counters that under his plan, the rich will pay the same...
October 11, 2012Howard Gleckman