Tax Policy Center

tax complexity

: Daily Deduction
Hillary Clinton’s tax proposals would raise $1.1 trillion, mostly from the wealthy. TPC released its analysis of her tax plan yesterday. She’d raise taxes on businesses and high-income households; modestly reduce the incentives to work, save, and invest; and make the tax code more complex. Her
March 3, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last week’s draft plan by House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) to reform the taxation of financial products includes two key changes that would simplify rules, reduce manipulation, minimize compliance burdens, and improve tax administration. The first would require investors to
January 28, 2013Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Like many of you, I just finished my 2011 tax return. Counting worksheets, it was 59 pages long. It occurs to me that our current insanely complex tax rules are made possible by technology. Yes, computer software makes filing easier (both for professionals and civilians). But that may be the
April 17, 2012Howard Gleckman