Tax Policy Center

Joe Biden

Business Taxes: TaxVox
President Biden is proposing a three-month federal gasoline tax holiday. He may want to appear to be doing something to address high inflation, which is both an economic concern...
June 22, 2022Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Should Congress Use Tax Hikes To Fight Inflation? In a Monday Wall Street Journal column (paywall), President Biden urged Congress to help fight inflation by...
June 2, 2022Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Why is Congress prepared to spend billions of dollars for new aid to Ukraine without requiring offsetting tax increases or spending cuts at the same...
May 17, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Did President Biden and other Democrats read 18 th century revolutionary Tom Paine before they proposed their taxes on extreme wealth? Hard to know, but...
May 10, 2022Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
State and federal lawmakers are debating an extraordinary range of often-contradictory energy-related tax changes. These inconsistencies have existed for years, but they rarely have been...
April 7, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
How to tax the rich? Let us count the ways. New taxes on capital income? Higher income tax rates? A wealth tax? Some mash-up of...
March 31, 2022Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A funny thing happened to the trillions of dollars of proposed tax increases on corporations and high-income households that were high on the agendas of...
March 24, 2022Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Note To Governors: Cutting Taxes May Make Inflation Worse Even as Republican governors blast President Biden and congressional Democrats for both causing inflation and failing...
March 15, 2022Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
In a 50-50 Senate where every vote counts, President Biden’s “Build Back Better” (BBB) fiscal agenda has a new name and—if it wants the vote...
March 10, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As my colleague Elaine Maag noted the other day , Democrats are squabbling again (or is it still) over how to structure the Child Tax...
January 12, 2022Howard Gleckman