Tax Policy Center

Donald Trump

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As anyone can attest, the 2016 presidential election is very different from the 2012 race. One less obvious contrast is between the tax plans of...
August 4, 2016Yifan Powers
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The other day, a Daily Deduction reader asked why I used the phrase “tax relief” as a synonym for “tax cuts.” He suggested that “relief” is a loaded term that implies taxes are too high and therefore bad, and that tax cuts, in turn, are good. That hadn’t occurred to me.
August 3, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have proposed dramatically different tax plans. Clinton wants to raise taxes on high-income households and businesses to boost revenue and pay for new social initiatives.
July 28, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's tax plan would cut taxes for households across the income spectrum, but the largest benefits—in both dollar and percentage terms—would...
July 21, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Four years ago, the Republican nominee for president, Mitt Romney, got in political trouble for deriding " the 47 percent " of Americans who did...
July 20, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
What the GOP Platform Says About Taxes The Republican platform approved yesterday by the GOP convention is an attempt to merge standard party views on...
July 19, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump has proposed a series of tax cuts that would reduce federal revenue by $9.5 trillion over the next decade and add $11.2 trillion...
July 19, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s tax plan would slash taxes for individuals and businesses.
July 18, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump’s choice for vice president, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, has only run the state since 2013 but he’s already built a reputation as a...
July 15, 2016Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Congressional Budget Office’s long term budget outlook is a curious document. On one hand, a 30-year fiscal forecast will almost certainly be wrong. But...
July 12, 2016Howard Gleckman