Tax Policy Center

infrastructure

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Oregon, one of five states with no sales tax, just passed an excise tax on bicycles to help fund trail maintenance and improvement. That decision generated a good bit of controversy, and as a bicycle-riding, trail-loving taxpayer, I wondered why a bicycle tax that supports bicycle trail use is so contentious.
August 2, 2017Renu Zaretsky
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
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...
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...
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...
September 9, 2011Howard Gleckman