Tax Policy Center

Congress

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership promise to unveil a tax plan shortly. If past experience and recent trial balloons are any guide, it...
August 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The many promises President Trump made last night in Phoenix included a tax cut for business and middle-class families, and congressional approval of taxpayer money...
August 23, 2017Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
While policy makers and news headlines focus on debates about health care and tax policy, the U.S. fiscal outlook remains troubling and is a constraint...
August 4, 2017William G. Gale
Business Taxes: TaxVox
For a brief shining moment the other day, it looked as if the Trump Administration was considering a carbon tax. Combined with its aggressive effort...
April 7, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Following the collapse of the House GOP health plan, President Trump and many congressional Republicans say they will pivot to tax reform. Passing that initiative,...
March 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
This week, the Trump Administration said it would ask Congress for big increases in defense spending which it would finance by...
March 1, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
What Delaying Affordable Care Act Repeal Would Mean for Tax Reform It looks increasingly as if Congress may slow-walk its efforts to repeal the Affordable...
January 11, 2017Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Aides to president-elect Donald Trump as well as key lawmakers are promoting a three-way deal that would include business tax reform, a tax break for...
November 17, 2016Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
In one of the most misguided ideas I’ve heard in a long time, two congressmen have introduced a bill to make profits from the sale...
July 8, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It is a familiar--and sad—Washington story. Start with an agency that deals extensively with the public. The agency stumbles. Congress cuts its budget. The resource-constrained agency does an even-worse job. And the very lawmakers who limited the agency’s ability to do its job express shock and
May 24, 2016Howard Gleckman