Tax Policy Center

property taxes

: TaxVox
On Election Day, 54 percent of Pennsylvania voters backed a convoluted ballot initiative aimed at ending homeowner’s property taxes. Sounds great, right? Well, unfortunately for...
November 17, 2017Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We moved last year—from Florida, a state with relatively poor public schools, to a strong school district in Michigan. Our property taxes are higher than the national and even county average, but like many families with school-age children, we are willing (and able) to pay them. We support our
June 3, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: Daily Deduction
Will cuts to a state’s top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Neither tax revenues nor top income tax rates have a steady
May 4, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
House GOP on the President’s tax proposals: “Meh.” House Ways and Means Chair Paul Ryan told Treasury Secretary Jack Lew yesterday that “You have gradually, grudgingly taken a few steps in my opinion in the right direction… It’s progress… Not a lot. But we’ll take it.” Ryan and his colleagues
February 4, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Congress is in recess. The Daily Deduction will return to its regular schedule on Monday, September 8. Until then: We’ll see you every Monday morning. Walgreen might be the only one who’s tired of talking about inversions. The Illinois-based drugstore chain plans to keep its tax base in the US
August 11, 2014Renu Zaretsky