Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Let’s say you are truly offended that 47 percent of Americans don’t pay income tax. Just complaining won't fix the problem. All those freeloaders are...
September 27, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Yesterday, Kevin Hassett, an American Enterprise Institute economist and informal adviser to Mitt Romney, insisted that Romney would not raise taxes on low- and middle-income...
September 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
About that 47 percent: Let me introduce you to Andrea. When I met her a couple of years ago, she was a home health aide...
September 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Who pays the corporate income tax? It is one of the most vexing questions tax experts face. Now, to keep pace with the latest research,...
September 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As politicians and their allies look for ways to finance tax rate cuts, a surprising option is getting a great deal of attention among conservatives:...
August 28, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Already, the Romney campaign insists that voters should pay no attention to Paul Ryan’s fiscal agenda. It is the Romney-Ryan tax and budget plan, they...
August 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center’s latest research report went viral last week, drawing attention in the presidential campaign and sparking a constructive discussion of the practical...
August 8, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new paper by Brookings Institution scholars and Tax Policy Center colleagues Bill Gale, Adam Looney, and Samuel Brown is generating lots of media buzz...
August 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As early as today, the Senate is likely to vote on the first of two competing efforts to temporarily extend tax cuts passed between 2001...
July 25, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senate Democrats, who will vote this week to allow most of the 2001/2003 tax cuts to expire for high-income households, are likely to make an...
July 24, 2012Howard Gleckman