Tax Policy Center

tax reform

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last week, Mitt Romney proposed a new tax plan that would, among other things, reduce individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board and...
February 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The President’s new Framework for Business Tax Reform is two documents in one. The first diagnoses the many flaws in America’s business tax system, and...
February 24, 2012Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Mitt Romney has added a new plank to his campaign tax platform : Cut all ordinary tax rates by a fifth. That would bring the...
February 23, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Here’s what I love about President Obama’s Framework for Business Tax Reform : His diagnosis of the problem is spot on. In just a few...
February 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the current issue of the journal The International Economy , ten economic thinkers shared their views on how best to restructure the tax system...
February 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Amidst the myriad proposals in President Obama’s budget are two "big ideas" that would raise revenue in a progressive manner without raising taxes. These important...
February 14, 2012William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When it comes to taxes, President Obama has proposed what might best be called a conceptual budget —a powerful call for tax reform that is...
February 13, 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