Tax Policy Center

charitable giving

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According to the Joint Committee on Taxation, Congress spent about $1.5 billion in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to create a...
May 19, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
On March 3, the Treasury Department put out a press release saying that 2018’s charitable giving “appeared largely unchanged from previous years,” despite a “concern...
March 6, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The special tax treatment Congress has granted to non-profits and tax deduction it gives their donors are broken. So broken, in fact, that it is...
February 20, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Whatever else they do, the wealth taxes proposed by senators and Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will encourage the very...
October 31, 2019Howard Gleckman
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As a long-time baseball fan, I’m happy that my office moved closer to the Washington Nationals ballpark, where I expect to take in more games...
April 29, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
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In a new initiative, the Tax Policy Center is improving its modeling of five key tax expenditures: the tax treatment of pass-through entities, charitable giving,...
December 18, 2018Mark J. Mazur
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Do you want to know why tax reform is so hard ? Consider one seemingly simple idea that has been floated by President Trump and...
November 1, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
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Hurricane Harvey’s historic flooding has brought out the best in many people. They have put their lives in danger to save strangers, shared their food,...
September 5, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A couple of weeks ago I donated six cases of water to our neighbors in Flint, Michigan . I’m not alone. In an outpouring of love and solidarity for a city that’s been stuck with poisoned tap water for two years, average Americans and big-name celebrities from across the country have donated
February 2, 2016Renu Zaretsky
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Can a state tax all of the income of its residents, wherever it is earned? The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in Comptroller v. Wynne . A decision will answer whether residents of one state are liable for taxes on income earned in another state, even if that income has already been
November 13, 2014Renu Zaretsky