Tax Policy Center

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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has updated its analysis of Mitt Romney’s platform to reflect his proposed new tax cuts. And the result: Lower taxes for...
March 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Mitt Romney has added a new plank to his campaign tax platform : Cut all ordinary tax rates by a fifth. That would bring the...
February 23, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the current issue of the journal The International Economy , ten economic thinkers shared their views on how best to restructure the tax system...
February 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If we are going to reduce the medium- and long-deficit, new tax revenues must be part of the solution. And those taxes must be progressive...
January 23, 2012William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Rick Santorum, who may have won the Iowa caucuses after all, favors a huge broad-based tax cut that would massively increase the budget deficit. According...
January 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With Rick Santorum surging in Iowa, it is a good time to take a look at his tax agenda . While his revenue plan has...
January 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In two days, 53 targeted tax breaks will, officially at least, die. By the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation’s count , that’s the number of...
December 29, 2011Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is that time of year when we celebrate with family, remember all we have to be thankful for, and scramble to squeeze out those...
December 27, 2011Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is proposing a massive tax cut aimed at the highest earning American households. Gingrich’s plan would add about $1 trillion...
December 12, 2011Howard Gleckman