Tax Policy Center

income taxes

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
This week, Colorado became the 14 th state to either require or allow some pass-through businesses such as partnerships to pay state income taxes at...
June 24, 2021Kim S. Rueben
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Pro Publica’s recent story about the small amount of tax paid by many of the nation’s billionaires has focused new attention on what critics say...
June 15, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Yesterday, I testified before the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on “tax fairness,” and the hearing spotlighted the reporting of new details on President...
October 14, 2020Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
If you are not a public finance economist and want to understand how the US tax code works, pick up the new version of Taxes...
March 10, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A sprawling and controversial new labor law signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom this week could have major tax consequences for gig workers in the...
September 20, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A cheat sheet on some of the leading ideas.
September 10, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
As I finished my federal income tax return for 2018, I could not help but think about a return I filed 30 years ago. What...
April 23, 2019Mark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As April 15 approaches, it is fashionable to complain about how complicated the tax system is. And it is. But it’s time to recognize that,...
April 12, 2019William G. Gale
: TaxVox
Were you surprised that the 2017 tax overhaul, commonly referred as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), did not increase revenues in 2018? Probably...
March 13, 2019William G. GaleAaron Krupkin
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Yesterday, the New York Times reported Donald Trump may have paid no federal income tax for nearly two decades. Leaked excerpts of Trump’s 1995 tax returns showed huge losses that the real estate mogul could have used to offset other income and zero out his income tax liability for many years.
October 3, 2016Steven M. Rosenthal