Tax Policy Center

Small Business

: TaxVox
House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady’s recently-introduced tax plan promises to cap the income tax rate for income generated by pass-through businesses at...
November 8, 2017Steven M. Rosenthal
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Tax policy debates often focus on entrepreneurs, those risk-takers who build businesses from scratch. In an effort to better understand how innovators who create new...
January 5, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Hillary Clinton has proposed a package of measures , including some important tax changes, aimed at making life easier for small businesses. They aren’t especially...
August 23, 2016Howard Gleckman
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About last year’s inversion rush… The US corporate tax rate, highest among industrialized nations at 35 percent, was driving companies to switch mailing addresses in return for lower tax rates, right? Not so fast. A Reuters analysis finds that the taxes paid by the six largest inversion-seeking
February 10, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Washington is going through another one of its periodic calls for business tax reform. But new research by my Tax Policy Center colleague Joe Rosenberg shows just how hard it is to separate business taxation from the individual tax code. And it should serve as a warning to those who think Congress
October 2, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Small business owners are more concerned with the complexity of state and local tax laws than with the amount of tax they pay, according to a recent survey conducted by Thumbtack.com in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation. Aside from economic conditions, small business owners’
June 18, 2014Frank Sammartino
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the House Small Business Committee on the many tax issues facing small business. Here are my opening remarks. You can find my full testimony here . America’s tax system is needlessly complex, economically harmful, and often unfair. Despite recent revenue
April 9, 2014Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Small businesses occupy an iconic place in the public policy debate and benefit from a broad range of tax and spending subsidies. But the economic...
April 8, 2013William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
My Tax Policy Center colleague Eric Toder and I are mystified by how unRepublican the House GOP’s Small Business Tax Cut Act really is. Sure,...
April 24, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the politics of taxation, nothing may be more controversial than the hot-button issue of small business. But important new research by career staffers at...
September 27, 2011Howard Gleckman