Tax Policy Center

income distribution

: TaxVox
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the biggest tax overhaul in the United States in...
December 19, 2018William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Has President Obama’s tax policy reduced income inequality? It depends on what you are comparing it to. White House Council of Economic Advisors chief Jason Furman claims that President Obama’s tax policies have sharply reduced inequality. Today’s Washington Post Wonkblog featured some new tables
July 23, 2014Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Effective tax rates have been rising since 2009 and will continue to rise for a few more years before they flatten out, according to Tax...
December 12, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Just as President Obama was decrying our nation’s rising income inequality , the Congressional Budget Office provided him with some new ammunition. CBO’s latest report...
December 9, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has changed the way it calculates income . The new definition, which TPC calls “expanded cash income” or ECI, will raise...
July 25, 2013Howard Gleckman