Tax Policy Center

interest rates

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump often says the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has provided “rocket fuel” that will supercharge the US economy. He may, eventually, be right...
May 2, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
For all the hype about more take-home pay, new corporate investment, and bonuses in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), what...
March 26, 2018Benjamin R. Page
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump, who sees himself as the toughest guy in the room, is, along with his GOP allies in Congress, disarming the federal government’s ability...
February 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump ran for president as a classic anti-establishment candidate , promising to stand up for regular Joes against the political and economic elites. He...
November 10, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Donald Trump’s tax and spending plan would nearly triple interest rates and increase the federal government’s debt by $14 trillion by 2026, according to an...
June 21, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Congress’s latest flirtation with debt-limit default caused barely a ripple in the financial markets. Rates on short-term Treasuries spiked in early October, before quickly subsiding...
December 3, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Joint Economic Committee about a perennial challenge, the looming debt limit. Here are my opening remarks...
September 18, 2013Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Thanks to artificially low interest rates, the United States has been able to finance deficits exceeding $1 trillion every year from 2009 through 2012 at...
July 9, 2013Rudolph G. Penner