Tax Policy Center

Capital Gains Taxes

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The most important thing to know about the tax bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Richard Neal (D-MA) is that it’s big. The...
September 14, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
How Would Biden Tax Capital Gains At Death? President Biden has proposed major changes in the way the US taxes the assets of those who...
June 7, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Biden’s campaign promise never to raise taxes on those making $400,000 or less annually will inevitably conflict with his proposal to tax unrealized capital...
May 27, 2021Howard GleckmanRobert McClelland
Business Taxes: TaxVox
President Biden’s American Families Plan would make two big changes in the tax treatment of investment income such as long-term capital gains and dividends. Some...
April 30, 2021Robert McClelland
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A cheat sheet on some of the leading ideas.
September 10, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
New York Times reporters Jesse Drucker and Eric Lipton wrote a well-reported piece the other day on that Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s Opportunity Zone...
September 5, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
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
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Republican leaders have several challenges to overcome before they can pass a big tax bill. Here are two: (1) They need revenue to pay for...
October 11, 2017Robert McClelland
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Unlike the rest of us, many high-income, influential people and organizations have close to a free hand when it comes to their taxes. Already underfunded and understaffed, the IRS seems incapable of stopping many aggressive or even abusive interpretations of the tax laws, often by hedge funds or
July 22, 2014Howard Gleckman