Many families hold some amount of financial assets, broadly defined. However, stock holdings are greatly skewed; median holdings for the top ten percent of families owning stock were more than five times higher than the next highest percentile group in 2019.
October 25, 2021
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