Tax Policy Center

charitable deduction

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Could A Boost In The Standard Deduction Kill The Mortgage And Charitable Deductions? The House Ways & Means Committee may be about to approve a...
June 12, 2023Howard GleckmanRobert McClelland
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting in 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) dramatically raised the standard deduction, reducing the number of filers who reported their...
October 4, 2022Robert McClelland
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Among its many changes, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act substantially increased the share of federal income taxpayers taking the standard deduction, leaving fewer...
April 28, 2022C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Policymakers and even policy analysts often consider the progressivity of specific proposals independently from the broader systems in which they operate. Consequently, they often leave...
October 20, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
: TaxVox
It goes without saying that 2020 was an awful year. Bad tax policy didn't make it much better.
December 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Congress can’t seem to end its love affair with tax deductions. For a brief period starting with then-House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp’s...
May 28, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act creates two new tax benefits for donors to non-profits. One will mostly benefit low- and middle-income...
April 8, 2020Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
In recent weeks, we’ve seen four different stories that raise questions about the state of tax-exempt organizations.
March 29, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is feeling good, for goodness’ sake, the only reason we give to charities?
December 5, 2018Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly changed the nature of the tax deduction for charitable donations. But will it transform giving itself and...
October 22, 2018Howard Gleckman