January 28, 2020
What are the biggest trends in state tax policy? Sometimes there are easy answers to this question. In recent years nearly every state made changes...
January 28, 2020
Would you be surprised to learn that in addition to the $1.3 trillion the federal government will spend on Medicare, Medicaid , and related health...
January 24, 2020
In fiscal year 2020, Georgia will spend nearly $500 million in film and television tax credits in return for the promise of new jobs and...
January 23, 2020
Wealth inequality in the US is a problem. Wealth taxes may not be the solution...
January 17, 2020
On January 15, I testified before the House Budget Committee on how to strengthen the federal-state-local government partnership. I urged Congress to revise funding formulas...
January 17, 2020
Every Democratic candidate for president has a plan to address growing inequality in America (on January 16, the Tax Policy Center sponsored a program on...
January 21, 2020
When Congress voted in December to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac tax” on high-cost employer-sponsored health insurance plans (ESI), it took health policy in...
January 15, 2020
Democracies become oligarchies when wealth is too concentrated. So begins a letter by Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman about presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’...
January 13, 2020
The fiscal 2020 budget signed into law December 20 is a big disappointment for tax administration, continuing the over 20 percent inflation-adjusted decline in IRS...
January 10, 2020
In its end-of-2019 budget agreement, Congress repealed three sizeable excise taxes included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA): a tax on high-cost employer-provided health...