Tax Policy Center

individual taxes

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...
March 6, 2012Howard Gleckman
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last week, Mitt Romney proposed a new tax plan that would, among other things, reduce individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board and...
February 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Republican Presidential candidates say--all the time--that they hate budget deficits. A linchpin of each of their campaigns is a promise to slash government and eliminate...
February 23, 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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 (PFSA) – Congress’ first crack at legislating the Buffett rule – would apply a broad-based 30 percent...
February 14, 2012Dan Baneman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We’ve all seen the articles in Forbes, Kiplingers , or U.S. News trumpeting the best states to live in retirement. A key measure for them...
February 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
What would fundamental changes in the federal tax code mean for state and local governments? Would it limit their ability to raise or borrow money?...
February 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A well-designed Value-Added Tax could simplify the tax code for most households and finance significant reductions in corporate and individual income tax rates without adding...
January 31, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Ernest Hemingway: I am getting to know the rich. Mary Colum: I think you’ll find the only difference between the rich and other people is...
January 26, 2012Howard Gleckman