Tax Policy Center

Bruce Bartlett

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two interesting new papers from the Congressional Research Service highlight a major challenge faced by any tax reform that reduces itemized deductions to help pay for lower tax rates—lots of middle-income people would lose at least some benefits from scaling back those deductions. It isn’t a new
May 28, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
While you are waiting for Congress and President Obama to decide what they are going to do about the fiscal mess, here an idea: Pick up a copy of Taxes in America: What Everyone Needs to Know , (Oxford University Press, 2013) a valuable new primer on the nation’s wild and crazy revenue system by
November 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If you are interested in a serious but accessible look at my favorite topic—tax reform—check out two new books. One, The Benefit and the Burden Tax Reform: Why We Need It and What It Will Take by Bruce Bartlett, focuses on individual reform. The second, Corporate Tax Reform: Taxing Profits in the
March 6, 2012Howard Gleckman