Tax Policy Center

capital gains tax

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Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a number of new taxes on high-income households. Add them up and many of the very wealthiest could pay marginal effective tax rates of more than 100 percent.
November 7, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Taxing the rich is suddenly all the rage among many of the Democratic party’s highest profile politicians. There is a better way to do it....
February 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
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In response to my post attempting to shoot down the Trump Administration’s trial balloon re capital gains indexation, a financial advisor wondered if I might...
August 3, 2018Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This post is part of the Tax Policy Center’s series, Tax Line , which digs into the data behind the day’s most pressing tax policy...
March 15, 2017James R. Nunns
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When asked in last night’s debate about what he would do to make sure the rich pay their fair share of taxes, Donald Trump said...
October 10, 2016Eric Toder
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In an effort to encourage investors and businesses to think long-term, Hillary Clinton has proposed changing how we tax capital gains .
July 26, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Just about everyone wants to redesign the corporate tax, but there is little agreement among lawmakers or policy analysts on how to pay for such a reform. At a Senate Finance Committee hearing today , Tax Policy Center co-director Eric Toder urged lawmakers to think beyond the traditional cut-the-rates, broaden-the-base solution.
April 26, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has proposed to radically rejigger top capital gains tax rates to encourage investors to take a longer-term perspective. But I think she’s misdiagnosed the problem and, even if she’s right, the proposal won’t work as she expects. Her idea: Give
July 28, 2015Leonard E. Burman
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Congress is in recess and the Daily Deduction will post Mondays until it reconvenes. We’ll be back to our regular schedule on April 13. With just over two weeks till Tax Day, Treasury wants to clarify Affordable Care Act tax facts. It released fact sheets on common exemptions from the individual
March 30, 2015Renu Zaretsky