Tax Policy Center

District of Columbia

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
While advancing racial equity has been a top priority for the Biden Administration , mayors were attempting to tackle unequal access to wealth and opportunity...
December 27, 2021Aravind BoddupalliLourdes GermánTracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Bigger State EITCs Are Simple, Affordable, and Effective Currently, 28 states offer their own EITC . (Missouri and Washington State will join the list in...
August 23, 2021Richard C. Auxier
: TaxVox
As Tax Policy Center analyses have shown , the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) treats people of similar incomes in very different ways, depending...
January 22, 2018John IselinPhilip Stallworth
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
This week, the District of Columbia City Council approved a major tax reform bill. And, as it happens, some important—but unspoken-- issues of race and class are underlying key changes to the revenue code. Earlier this year, the DC Tax Revision Commission proposed a broad rewrite of the city’s tax
June 26, 2014Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
An advisory commission has recommended some interesting changes to the District of Columbia’s tax system. The commission’s proposals may provide some useful lessons for other...
February 18, 2014Howard Gleckman