Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We’ve all seen the articles in Forbes, Kiplingers , or U.S. News trumpeting the best states to live in retirement. A key measure for them...
February 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
What would fundamental changes in the federal tax code mean for state and local governments? Would it limit their ability to raise or borrow money?...
February 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A well-designed Value-Added Tax could simplify the tax code for most households and finance significant reductions in corporate and individual income tax rates without adding...
January 31, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Ernest Hemingway: I am getting to know the rich. Mary Colum: I think you’ll find the only difference between the rich and other people is...
January 26, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Rick Santorum, who may have won the Iowa caucuses after all, favors a huge broad-based tax cut that would massively increase the budget deficit. According...
January 19, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax-deferred 401(k) plans may be a better deal for low-income workers than economists thought, according to new research by my Tax Policy Center colleague Eric...
January 10, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new Tax Policy Center analysis finds that Mitt Romney’s tax plan would cut taxes for millions of households but bestow most of its benefits...
January 5, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
With Rick Santorum surging in Iowa, it is a good time to take a look at his tax agenda . While his revenue plan has...
January 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is that time of year when we celebrate with family, remember all we have to be thankful for, and scramble to squeeze out those...
December 27, 2011Howard Gleckman