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Tax Policy Center

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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Upward mobility has been a foundation of America’s self-image since the 18 th century. If you work hard enough, nothing can stop you from getting...
July 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Don’t tell my Tax Policy Center colleagues I said this, but it isn’t always about taxes. If you listened to the presidential campaign this week,...
July 12, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It won’t be impossible for pay for substantial individual tax rate reductions by cutting tax expenditures. But it will be very, very hard. The challenges...
July 10, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When Mitt Romney talks about his plan for tax reform, he is very careful to say two things: He wants to cut tax rates, and...
June 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Now that a once-obscure J.P. Morgan Chase derivatives trader named Bruno Iksil has become infamous as the London Whale, I suppose it is time to...
May 15, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
These days, some people want to impose a new Buffett tax on millionaires while others are outraged that low income people pay no income taxes...
May 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It has sometimes been said, even by me, that the easiest way for Congress and the White House to fix the deficit is to do…...
April 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This afternoon, I moderated an interesting Tax Policy Center panel on taxing the rich. With the Senate about to debate a Buffett tax on millionaires,...
April 12, 2012Howard Gleckman