The tax code includes several credits, deductions, and exclusions for economic development projects in underserved areas. In the 2021 fiscal year, these tax expenditures cost the federal government $5.4 billion in revenue.
October 18, 2021
Federal Budget and Economy: Virtual EventOctober 14, 2021
In the last 20 years, the median state cigarette tax rate more than tripled from $0.51 to $1.78 (in 2021 dollars). However, state cigarette taxes still vary significantly—from $0.17 in Missouri to $4.50 in DC.
October 11, 2021
CBO estimates that the top 1 percent will bear about 45% of the burden of the corporate income tax in 2019, up from 29% in 1979. Shares of most other groups have declined.
October 4, 2021
Federal Budget and Economy: Virtual EventSeptember 30, 2021