Tax Policy Center

Jim Nunns

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Would you be willing to swap a new, broad-based consumption tax for your employer’s share of the Social Security and Medicare payroll tax? According to...
July 6, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The other day, I wrote about new Congressional Budget Office estimates that individual income tax revenues are likely to grow significantly over the next decade. A new paper by my Tax Policy Center colleagues Jim Nunns and Jeff Rohaly shows the importance of this trend through the rest of the
September 3, 2015Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Nothing gets lawmakers and pundits more outraged than government’s proverbial waste, fraud, and abuse. Nearly always, these stories involve spending. But taxes are hardly immune. One case of pure waste involves a simple math mistake that will cost the Treasury $5 billion in lost revenue over the
July 1, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Who pays the corporate income tax? It is one of the most vexing questions tax experts face. Now, to keep pace with the latest research, the Tax Policy Center has revised its methodology for figuring where this tax falls. The bottom line: For the first time, TPC assumes that workers bear some of the
September 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
With congressional deficit reduction efforts largely collapsed, the question remains: What are we going to do about the nation’s long-term budget mess? Since any realistic deficit reduction plan will require significant new revenues, is a Value-Added Tax a sensible way for government to raise those
December 5, 2011Howard Gleckman