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individual income tax

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The IRS has reported that its overall audit rate is continuing to fall , especially for businesses and high-income individual taxpayers. The Service audits less...
April 2, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The Trump Administration continues to tout the idea that, thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), Americans will be able to fill out...
January 29, 2018Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Jessica Sayles, a certified public accountant, works in her office in Las Vegas.
January 17, 2018Steven M. Rosenthal
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would change the tax bills of households in very different ways. To show...
December 13, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Seven Take-Aways From The Senate’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act The Senate’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) is a big,...
December 5, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Republicans made their tax bill public today. Boiled down to the basics, it is a mid-sized tax cut--aimed mostly at businesses and their owners...
November 2, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What makes people think the tax system is fair? In a fascinating new study , my Tax Policy Center colleague Vanessa Williamson found that people’s...
March 29, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax reform was always going to be a tough sell in 2017. But now, thanks to the seemingly bottomless controversy over the Trump campaign’s Russia...
March 6, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A key piece of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign tax plan was a cap on itemized deductions. The proposal, which would bar singles from deducting more...
November 22, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is the US tax code both too small and too progressive? That’s the argument of Alan Viard and Sita Nataraj Slavov of the American Enterprise...
October 25, 2016Howard Gleckman