Tax Policy Center

Fiscal Facts

February 7, 2022
The share of filers who checked the box for the Presidential Election Campaign Fund on their tax returns has decreased significantly over time. In 2021, the share was the lowest it has ever been, at 3.3 percent; comparatively, in 1976, this share was abou
By checking a box, tax filers can direct $3 to the Presidential Election Campaign fund at no cost to themselves. The share of tax filers checking the box has declined from 28 percent in 1976 to 3 percent in 2021.