Tax Policy Center

individual income tax

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s current campaign plan would raise taxes by $2.1 trillion over the next decade, about 0.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product.
October 15, 2020Howard Gleckman
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman of the University of California at Berkeley have a new book that has generated an enormous amount of attention...
October 11, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is sometimes said that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) ended the ability of millions of taxpayers to claim itemized deductions, and...
September 5, 2019Robert McClelland
: TaxVox
As tax filing season came to an end, lots of people wanted to know how much the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affected 2018...
April 18, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
With Tax Day here, taxpayers are scrambling to finish up their returns—both federal and state (that is, if their state has an individual income tax)...
April 15, 2019Lucy Dadayan
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
House Ways & Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) reportedly is about to make a formal request for 10 years of President Trump’s tax returns...
March 7, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal