Tax Policy Center

House Ways & Means Committee

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House Ways & Means Committee is once again tinkering with the law that requires retirees to take minimum distributions from their individual retirement accounts...
May 5, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Biden and House Way & Means Committee Democrats have proposed increasing the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children at home –...
February 15, 2021Elaine Maag
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The major tax provisions of the pandemic relief bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Democrats on January 8 would reduce 2021 federal taxes...
February 10, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Is hate speech constitutionally protected? Do groups that express hate in their words and deeds deserve tax-exempt status? Is the IRS equipped to judge what...
September 25, 2019Robert A. Weinberger
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The House Ways and Means Committee today filed suit in federal court demanding President Trump’s 2013-2019 tax returns. The Committee says it is seeking Trump’s...
July 2, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House and Senate unveiled similar bipartisan retirement savings bills this week. Among the differences: The House bill would let you use IRA funds for having a baby.
April 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week, I testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures on the topic of temporary tax policy. The panel called...
March 19, 2019Mark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House Ways & Means Committee has voted to borrow $100 billion to subsidize gym memberships and high-cost employer-sponsored health insurance, and expand Health Savings...
July 17, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The latest version of the House Ways & Means Committee’s Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA), now due to be voted on by the full...
November 13, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
While many analysts are focusing on the differences between the House Ways & Means Committee’s tax cut and the just-released version proposed by Senate Finance...
November 10, 2017Howard Gleckman