Tax Policy Center

estate tax

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
How to tax the rich? Let us count the ways. New taxes on capital income? Higher income tax rates? A wealth tax? Some mash-up of...
March 31, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democrats started this year with President Biden’s proposal to raise taxes on high-income households as a way to help pay for an ambitious social spending...
December 21, 2021Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) likes to say : “There are two tax codes in the United States: one for workers who pay...
October 25, 2021Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In recent decades, South Dakota has become one of the world’s great tax havens. By the end of last year, more than $367 billion in...
October 14, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
If you want to know why a wealth tax would be an administrative nightmare, take a look at the dispute over the estate of pop...
July 12, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
During each presidential election, the Tax Policy Center analyzes the tax policies of the two major candidates. This year, TPC estimated the effects of Democratic...
October 27, 2020Robert McClellandMark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The newly published results of an extensive survey of public views on taxes find deep partisan divisions and a widespread lack of understanding about federal taxes.
September 11, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The current debate over wealth taxes mostly focuses on whether the very rich are undertaxed, but gives little attention to the most efficient and fairest...
January 8, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
: TaxVox
If there is a Halloween-themed tax it’s got to be the death tax (the poll-tested moniker for estate taxes). And the estate tax has scared...
October 30, 2019Richard C. Auxier