Tax Policy Center

Vanessa Williamson

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Just as politicians and pundits are talking more about a tax cut and less about tax reform, the public seems happier with...
April 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
So far, the early debate over a 2017 tax bill has been an inside-the-Beltway game. Just consider the flap over the Border Adjustable Tax (BAT),...
April 10, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What makes people think the tax system is fair? In a fascinating new study , my Tax Policy Center colleague Vanessa Williamson found that people’s...
March 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The other day, a Daily Deduction reader asked why I used the phrase “tax relief” as a synonym for “tax cuts.” He suggested that “relief” is a loaded term that implies taxes are too high and therefore bad, and that tax cuts, in turn, are good. That hadn’t occurred to me.
August 3, 2016Renu Zaretsky