Tax Policy Center


Individual Taxes: TaxVox
During the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, Congress substantially increased benefits for children, including big boosts in the Child Tax Credit...
November 22, 2022C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax policy isn't just for economists, lawyers, or policymakers. It's for you, and me, and everybody in between. The Tax Hound starts conversations about what government taxes, and why.
July 15, 2022Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Should states offer businesses tax credits to accelerate a family's shift to private school?
June 2, 2021Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As parents learn how many days (if any) their children will be in a physical school this fall, many are preparing to provide care for...
July 28, 2020Elaine Maag
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Last month, an Idaho lawmaker called the property tax “ inherently evil ” and suggested the state repeal it and replace the foregone revenue with...
March 9, 2020Tracy Gordon
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It might be the best-known statistic in tax policy: 47 percent of federal tax filing households pay no net federal income tax. After the Tax...
May 8, 2018Vanessa Williamson
: TaxVox
In red states like Oklahoma , Kentucky , and West Virginia , teachers forced legislators to confront how low-tax policies have starved their education systems...
April 20, 2018Vanessa Williamson