Tax Policy Center

estate tax

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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed a long list of detailed, ambitious, and very expensive campaign ideas.
April 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, some lawmakers are looking for ways to rewrite the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...
March 20, 2019Robert McClelland
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Taxing the rich is suddenly all the rage among many of the Democratic party’s highest profile politicians. There is a better way to do it....
February 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House Republican plan to make permanent the individual income and estate tax provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would add almost...
September 12, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A new paper and brief explore how estate and inheritance taxes (or wealth transfer taxes) affect entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs. It is a contentious issue...
March 6, 2018Leonard E. BurmanRobert McClellandChenxi Lu
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would reduce the number of taxable estates by about two-thirds in 2018, and...
December 6, 2017Howard Gleckman