Tax Policy Center


Business Taxes: TaxVox
Corporate tax revenues boomed in 2021 and some supporters of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act argue that the big tax reductions in the...
June 3, 2022William G. GaleKyle PomerleauSteven M. Rosenthal
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Just as state governors and legislators are figuring out how to spend their unexpected budget surpluses, global events could wipe out much of those gains...
April 19, 2022Lucy Dadayan
: TaxVox
With gasoline prices spiking, many state legislatures are debating whether to suspend gas taxes in an effort to provide some relief to consumers. But higher...
April 1, 2022Lucy Dadayan
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
With Congress in the midst of an intense debate over a big new tax and spending bill, policymakers are battling over the costs and economic...
November 1, 2021Benjamin R. PageJohn Buhl
: TaxVox
The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) was built on the idea that lower business and corporate tax rates, new domestic investment incentives, and...
July 6, 2021William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s tax proposals would have only modest effects on the economy, according to a new report by the Tax Policy Center (TPC).
October 29, 2020Benjamin R. Page
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
COVID-19 poses a severe threat not only to public health but also to the overall U.S. economy. The Nation’s policy response should focus on three...
March 17, 2020Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Trump Administration would miss its revenue targets by at least $3 trillion under more realistic economic assumptions...
February 12, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Politicians love to make claims about tax policy. This tax cut will create jobs! That one forced the school district to fire teachers! But too...
November 12, 2019Richard C. Auxier
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Under pressure from President Trump and worried about a worldwide economic slowdown, the Federal Reserve recently cut short-term interest rates. By continuing to push rates...
August 29, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle