Tax Policy Center

Amazon

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Amazon’s decision to build big new facilities in New York City and Northern Virginia prompted a predictable outcry about the reported $2 billion plus in...
November 20, 2018Tracy Gordon
: TaxVox
Now that Amazon has finally chosen Long Island City, NY and Arlington, Virginia as co-winners in its second headquarters sweepstakes, it’s a good time to...
November 16, 2018Donnie CharlestonMegan Randall
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) just introduced the ‘‘ Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Act ’’ (or Stop-BEZOS) that would punish...
September 7, 2018Leonard E. Burman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Seattle is currently having a contentious debate over a proposed "head tax" to fund more affordable housing and services for its large and growing homeless...
May 11, 2018Steven M. RosenthalRichard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Cities and counties all over the US have been offering Amazon billions of dollars in tax cuts to lure...
May 9, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
My home state of Maryland has agreed to give Amazon as much as $5.6 billion in state tax breaks, nearly $1 billion in local tax...
April 18, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
It appears that Congress is about to miss its last real opportunity to address the online sales tax problem before the Supreme Court rules on...
March 21, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Should Online Platforms Collect Sales Tax For Third-Party Sellers? Yesterday morning (at 3:12 AM) President Trump Tweeted this: "Amazon is doing great damage to tax...
August 17, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Our eight-year-old son wants to write the President. “He needs to get a law passed that will make it illegal to throw cigarette butts out of car windows.” I told him that littering was already illegal. “What?!” In his mind, littering must be legal if everybody does it. He shook his head,
August 5, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
A transformative gift for TPC. The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center has established the Pozen Director’s Chair , thanks to a major gift from Robert C. Pozen. “I am glad to support… one of the few American organizations that consistently provides nonpartisan and thoughtful analysis of current tax
May 6, 2015Renu Zaretsky