Tax Policy Center

Congressional Research Service

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A new Congressional Research Service report finds that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act had little measureable effect on the overall US economy in...
May 29, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
The IRS is unable to do right by taxpayers, says the National Taxpayer Advocate. In its annual report to Congress , the in-house IRS watchdog finds that the agency’s budget cuts have eroded taxpayer service , especially for low-income taxpayers. At the same time the lack of effective administrative
January 15, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office report on the distribution of tax expenditures is getting lots of buzz, nearly all of it positive. This is a gratifying...
May 30, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Two interesting new papers from the Congressional Research Service highlight a major challenge faced by any tax reform that reduces itemized deductions to help pay...
May 28, 2013Howard Gleckman