Tax Policy Center

tax brackets

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s tax proposals would raise $1 trillion over the coming decade—and nearly all of it would come from high-income households.
July 27, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The federal government imposes individual income taxes at seven rates, ranging from 10 percent up to 39.6 percent. But for all the attention policymakers pay...
July 18, 2016Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Weird Tax Fact of the Day: The fiscal cliff deal (aka the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 ) created what may be the world’s tiniest tax bracket. Under the new law, singles face a rate of 35 percent if their taxable income falls between $398,350 and $400,000. The bracket covers a grand total of
January 17, 2013Howard Gleckman