Tax Policy Center

mortgage interest

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last night’s GOP presidential debates ( here’s a transcript of the main event) highlighted some important tax policy contrasts among the candidates. One thought refundable credits are conservative economic policy while another did not. Nearly all would preserve deductions for mortgage interest and
November 11, 2015Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Most federal subsidies aimed at helping households accumulate financial and tangible assets are delivered through tax expenditures—spending through the tax code. In 2013, these deductions, deferrals, and credits aimed at encouraging such asset building totaled over $350 billion, most devoted to
April 9, 2014Benjamin H. Harris
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Tax preferences for housing are under fire, with mounting evidence that these preferences are inefficient , unequal , and too expensive to warrant a place...
June 5, 2013Benjamin H. Harris