Tax Policy Center

individual income tax

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Nearly all of President Biden’s proposed tax increases would be borne by the highest income 1 percent of households--those making about $800,000 or more—according to...
June 9, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Those of us who have been writing about the federal budgets for too long remember the sad history of presidents trotting out wildly optimistic economic...
June 2, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax bills almost always force Congress to think about how to define income, but President Biden’s campaign promise to never raise taxes for those making...
May 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When Joe Biden ran for president, his campaign platform included dozens of relatively specific tax proposals. They ranged from expanding refundable tax credits for low-...
May 21, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The IRS struggles mightily to balance two goals: It desperately wants to encourage taxpayers to file their tax returns electronically rather than on paper. And...
April 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Are American Rescue Plan’s Tax Cliffs Really Such A Big Deal? Economists hate cliffs. But the tax cliffs in the ARP may not be so bad.
March 23, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
It goes without saying that 2020 was an awful year. Bad tax policy didn't make it much better.
December 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
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