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individual income tax

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would change the tax bills of households in very different ways. To show...
December 13, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Seven Take-Aways From The Senate’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act The Senate’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) is a big,...
December 5, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Republicans made their tax bill public today. Boiled down to the basics, it is a mid-sized tax cut--aimed mostly at businesses and their owners...
November 2, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What makes people think the tax system is fair? In a fascinating new study , my Tax Policy Center colleague Vanessa Williamson found that people’s...
March 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax reform was always going to be a tough sell in 2017. But now, thanks to the seemingly bottomless controversy over the Trump campaign’s Russia...
March 6, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A key piece of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign tax plan was a cap on itemized deductions. The proposal, which would bar singles from deducting more...
November 22, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is the US tax code both too small and too progressive? That’s the argument of Alan Viard and Sita Nataraj Slavov of the American Enterprise...
October 25, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In my many years of writing about tax policy, I have never seen anything quite like the ongoing affair of Donald Trump and business taxes...
September 20, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As anyone can attest, the 2016 presidential election is very different from the 2012 race. One less obvious contrast is between the tax plans of...
August 4, 2016Yifan Powers
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Liberals and conservatives have been arguing for years over whether high taxes drive away those with high-incomes. Do millionaires flee from high-tax states to low-tax jurisdictions, as tax-cutting lawmakers claim? Now, in the most extensive look at the question to date, a group of researchers from
May 26, 2016Howard Gleckman