Tax Policy Center

carbon tax

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
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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
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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
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Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy just released a series of papers on how a carbon tax would reduce greenhouse gas emissions, affect economic...
July 19, 2018Eric Toder
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It’s difficult to predict where states will end up on tax policy this year given last year’s budget drama and this year’s new federal tax...
February 16, 2018Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Supporters of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act like to describe it as a once-in-a-generation tax overhaul. It is arguably true that it is the...
December 20, 2017Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
For a brief shining moment the other day, it looked as if the Trump Administration was considering a carbon tax. Combined with its aggressive effort...
April 7, 2017Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The other day, a high-powered group of former senior Republican policy advisers and business executives proposed replacing regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gases with a...
February 14, 2017Howard Gleckman
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On Sunday, top presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway made an important rhetorical pivot: The Trump Administration may no longer be pushing for tax cuts or even...
January 24, 2017Howard Gleckman