Tax Policy Center

itemized deduction

: TaxVox
For decades, the debate over tax reform has focused on lowering rates and broadening the tax base. That is, curbing or even eliminating the annual...
July 24, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
: TaxVox
The Trump Administration and key congressional Republicans have proposed repealing the itemized deduction for state and local taxes as one way to help pay for...
September 11, 2017Leonard E. BurmanJohn Iselin
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This post is part of the Tax Policy Center’s new series, Tax Line , which digs into the data behind the day’s most pressing tax...
August 10, 2016Chenxi Lu
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Taxpayer use of itemized deductions varies widely by location, according to a new analysis of 2007 IRS data. In about one in ten counties, 11...
March 7, 2014Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It turns out that President Obama’s plan to limit the benefit of itemized deductions is much more than that. Not only would it reduce tax...
September 13, 2011Howard Gleckman