Tax Policy Center

Bush tax cuts

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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Yes, political conventions are costly anachronisms. But, with patience and time, one can learn quite a lot about a political party by watching, or reading,...
August 31, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In the recent contretemps over Mitt Romney’s tax plan, some Romney partisans have asserted that the Massachusetts governor’s revenue plank mimics the tax elements of...
August 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new paper by Brookings Institution scholars and Tax Policy Center colleagues Bill Gale, Adam Looney, and Samuel Brown is generating lots of media buzz...
August 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As early as today, the Senate is likely to vote on the first of two competing efforts to temporarily extend tax cuts passed between 2001...
July 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the strange alchemy of Washington, Congress can magically turn a tax increase into a tax cut. And to make it happen, all it has...
July 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Don’t tell my Tax Policy Center colleagues I said this, but it isn’t always about taxes. If you listened to the presidential campaign this week,...
July 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Obama today urged Congress to extend the 2001/2003 tax cuts for households making $250,000 or less and insisted lawmakers let those provisions expire for...
July 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When Mitt Romney talks about his plan for tax reform, he is very careful to say two things: He wants to cut tax rates, and...
June 19, 2012Howard Gleckman