Tax Policy Center

Donald Trump

Business Taxes: TaxVox
Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the tax rate to 15 percent for pass-through businesses such as partnerships and S corporations would overwhelmingly benefit high-income taxpayers...
August 25, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Yesterday, former IRS Commissioner Fred Goldberg (who held top tax positions in the administrations of both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush)
August 24, 2016Steven M. Rosenthal
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As presidential campaigns grind on, we often learn more details about each candidate’s policy agenda. But when it comes to Donald Trump’s tax plan, we...
August 18, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Donald Trump has put forth some really novel (and poor) ideas – his immigration and trade policies come to mind. His tax reform ideas are...
August 10, 2016William G. GaleHilary GelfondAaron Krupkin
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Lest you’re worried that Donald Trump doesn’t like babies, he’s come out with a proposal he says will reduce the cost of their care.
August 8, 2016Elaine Maag
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