Tax Policy Center

Buffett Rule

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Amidst the myriad proposals in President Obama’s budget are two "big ideas" that would raise revenue in a progressive manner without raising taxes. These important...
February 14, 2012William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In his State of the Union speech, President Obama’s called for a new law that would require high-income people to pay at least 30 percent...
February 9, 2012Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Ernest Hemingway: I am getting to know the rich. Mary Colum: I think you’ll find the only difference between the rich and other people is...
January 26, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
On September 21, TPC published several tables ( T11-0359 through 0362 ) that examine how effective tax rates vary within income groups. Those tables were...
September 23, 2011Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Obama didn’t quite get around to saying so when he rolled out his latest deficit reduction plan on Monday, but his Buffett Rule —that...
September 22, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Monday, the Administration released its deficit reduction blueprint . One part of the Administration’s proposal, which has received enormous attention, is that the Joint...
September 22, 2011Samuel BrownWilliam G. GaleAdam Looney