Tax Policy Center


Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Does it make sense to fund much-needed roads, bridges, and mass transit with a big tax cut for multi-national corporations? A growing number of Democrats and Republicans seem to think so. But I have my doubts. At first glance, what could be more appealing? At a time when the Highway Trust Fund is
January 23, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week Japan announced a massive stimulus package designed to jumpstart its slumping economy, which is in the midst of its fifth recession in 15 years. The stimulus initiative , heavy on infrastructure spending and disaster preparedness, includes $117 billion in central government spending. Add
January 15, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When you get right down to it, the jobs plan President Obama proposed before a joint session of Congress last night was built on three elements: A large payroll tax cut, lots of new spending on public infrastructure, and a promise that its $447 billion cost would be paid for with yet-to-be
September 9, 2011Howard Gleckman