Tax Policy Center

Donald Trump

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
One of the very oddest things about the bizarre debate over whether to increase the latest round of direct government payments from $600 per person...
January 5, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
It goes without saying that 2020 was an awful year. Bad tax policy didn't make it much better.
December 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The pandemic relief bill Congress is about to pass is loaded with tax provisions. Some deliver important assistance to households and businesses damaged by...
December 21, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Should a new relief bill reprise last March’s $1,200 payments or create a new round of extended unemployment benefits?
December 16, 2020Howard Gleckman
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Following The New York Times blockbuster series on President Trump’s personal finances—especially the revelation that he paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016...
October 2, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Is Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden proposing to raise taxes on low- and middle-income households? He emphatically says no. President Trump and his allies say...
September 1, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Trump is formally kicking off his reelection campaign with a couple of pages of bullet points. It makes for a thin tax policy agenda.
August 25, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
President Trump’s August 8th executive action creating a new supplemental weekly unemployment benefit has created mass confusion.
August 12, 2020Tracy Gordon