Tax Policy Center


Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Since 2004, the Urban Brookings Tax Policy Center has been analyzing the tax plans of presidential candidates. We are doing the same for the 2016...
December 7, 2015Leonard E. Burman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush offered a tax plan last week that he says “eliminates the marriage penalty.” But it may not help many low-income working families. A married couple is penalized if it pays more tax filing a joint return than if each spouse could file individually. Conversely,
September 16, 2015Roberton C. Williams