Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In a new study , Chuck Blahous, who is a public trustee for Medicare and Social Security, concludes that the 2010 health law will add...
April 10, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is the unfounded rumor that never dies: You will have to pay a 3.8 percent federal health care tax on the sale of your...
April 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
There is more to the Affordable Care Act than the individual mandate. There are also, for example, taxes. And since this is TaxVox, I thought...
March 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When we talk about the federal budget, we usually rely on the government’s official definition of “spending” which is to say the amount of money...
March 26, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
No surprise here, but the tax cuts in Paul Ryan’s 2013 budget plan would result in huge benefits for high-income people and very modest—or no—...
March 23, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan may not have intended it, but his 2013 budget is the strongest argument I’ve seen for why any serious fiscal plan must include...
March 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I am weary of mystery meat. The latest serving was dished out today by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), who released a fiscal...
March 20, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
GOP presidential candidates are blasting President Obama for not lowering the price of gasoline. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) doesn’t stop there. He claims Obama is...
March 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If you are interested in a serious but accessible look at my favorite topic—tax reform—check out two new books. One, The Benefit and the Burden...
March 6, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has updated its analysis of Mitt Romney’s platform to reflect his proposed new tax cuts. And the result: Lower taxes for...
March 1, 2012Howard Gleckman