Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
You know the old joke: An economist and a seaman are stranded on a desert island with only canned food to eat. But they have...
May 23, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Cutting tax rates on pass-through businesses to 15 percent appears to be a core element of President Trump’s tax agenda. However, new estimates from...
May 15, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When President Trump announced his latest tax plan outline, he called for new individual tax rates of 10-25-35 percent. But he left out a critical...
May 9, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As usual, President Trump did a masterful job creating sense of drama in the buildup to his announcement today of his current tax agenda. But...
April 26, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Baffled by the BAT? Confounded by the cash flow tax? Mystified by the mortgage deduction? To help sort it all out, the Tax Policy Center...
April 24, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Just as politicians and pundits are talking more about a tax cut and less about tax reform, the public seems happier with...
April 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
So far, the early debate over a 2017 tax bill has been an inside-the-Beltway game. Just consider the flap over the Border Adjustable Tax (BAT),...
April 10, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What makes people think the tax system is fair? In a fascinating new study , my Tax Policy Center colleague Vanessa Williamson found that people’s...
March 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The AHCA’s Tax Changes And Transfers Would Benefit The Wealthy, Hurt The Lowest Income Households The House Republican health plan—the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—would...
March 22, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is one way to think about the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation score of the House Republican health bill : By...
March 14, 2017Howard Gleckman