Tax Policy Center

carbon tax

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Perhaps it is a good time to start thinking about how the federal government is going to repay this new debt.
April 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Most presidential candidates acknowledge the urgency of climate change. Few would use tax policy to its full potential.
November 26, 2019Thornton Matheson
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
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Why Carbon Taxes Are So Hard To Pass Economists love carbon taxes . According to polls, so do roughly two-thirds of Americans. Yet voters in...
August 15, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Yesterday was a classic example of Washington theater at its best. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer left a White House...
May 1, 2019Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The debate over a carbon tax is about two big things: The most obvious is whether a tax at politically acceptable levels could significantly slow...
January 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Economists—both liberal and conservative—love carbon taxes. The levies, they say, would create market incentives for people to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels and, more...
December 27, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Carbon dividends are the hottest idea in climate policy. A diverse mix of progressive and conservative voices are backing the idea of returning carbon tax...
December 12, 2018Donald Marron
: TaxVox
Election Day 2018 has a bumper crop of voter initiatives on state taxes, ranging from new levies on carbon, payroll, motor fuels, marijuana, soda, and...
October 25, 2018Richard C. Auxier
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Bill Nordhaus, Climate Change, And Carbon Taxes Two events this week raised the profile of carbon taxes. The first was a report by the UN...
October 10, 2018Howard Gleckman