Tax Policy Center

Congress

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Joe Manchin Pulled The Plug On Tax Increases. What Happens Next? Conservative Democrat Joe Manchin (D-WV) may have effectively sealed the fate of President Biden’s...
July 19, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, has proposed an 11-point plan to “Rescue America” including this : “All Americans should...
February 24, 2022Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Welcome to the Tax Policy Center’s annual Lump of Coal Award for the year’s biggest tax policy blunders, Build Back Better edition. Even by the...
December 22, 2021Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Aid for state and local governments remains a sticking point in Congressional deliberations over additional relief to address the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic...
December 10, 2020Lucy DadayanKim S. Rueben
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
By embracing a $908 billion bipartisan pandemic relief plan , congressional Democratic leaders may have jump-started long-dormant talks over short-term economic aid. A nudge by...
December 3, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The conventional wisdom is that President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious tax agenda will die in a GOP Senate, but some elements could pass.
November 9, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When Congress returns from its summer break on July 20, its primary job (really, its only job) is to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress...
July 8, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Some ideas are more substantive than others.
April 11, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is The US Ready For A Gas Tax Increase? House Democrats are talking enthusiastically about passing a big infrastructure bill by summer. President Trump keeps...
March 12, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As the partial shutdown of the federal government enters its 17th day, the stakes are rising. Shutdowns have numerous negative economic and political effects, but...
January 7, 2019William G. Gale