Tax Policy Center

individual income taxes

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Is Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden proposing to raise taxes on low- and middle-income households? He emphatically says no. President Trump and his allies say...
September 1, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Trump says he wants to allow “certain” people and businesses to delay tax filing in an apparent effort to stabilize the economy in the...
March 12, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Politicians love to make claims about tax policy. This tax cut will create jobs! That one forced the school district to fire teachers! But too...
November 12, 2019Richard C. Auxier
: 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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) both want to be elected President of the United States in 2020. Both believe that the federal...
January 28, 2019Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) limits the itemized deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) on federal individual income tax returns to $10,000...
January 30, 2018Leonard E. BurmanFrank Sammartino
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has turned us into a nation of tax shelter hunters.
January 18, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Just as politicians and pundits are talking more about a tax cut and less about tax reform, the public seems happier with...
April 18, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Making tax policy predictions for 2017 is especially perilous, given the uncertainties surrounding the incoming Trump Administration’s fiscal agenda. But since there is a good...
December 28, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week’s Congressional Budget Office fiscal update largely focused on the dangers of rising spending on health care, Social Security, and interest on the debt. But it also projected a significant increase in federal revenues, almost entirely due to a big bump in individual income taxes. CBO
September 3, 2014Roberton C. Williams