Tax Policy Center

Medicare

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Typical millennial couples born in 1995 who retire in 2060 are scheduled to receive about $2.2 million in lifetime Social Security and Medicare benefits.
November 24, 2020C. Eugene SteuerleErald Kolasi
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Throughout the 3 ½ years of his presidency, Donald Trump has disrupted nearly every major institution of government, save one.
August 10, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With Congress about to debate a second round of stimulus payments for tens of millions of people, it is important to review some lessons about...
July 23, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
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Presidential Budgets reveal much about the priorities of an administration. President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget, released in early 2020, proposes almost no additional resources...
June 9, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
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Would you be surprised to learn that in addition to the $1.3 trillion the federal government will spend on Medicare, Medicaid , and related health...
January 28, 2020Frank Sammartino
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For years, tax reformers have advocated reducing marginal tax rates, broadening the tax base, and eliminating provisions that provide special benefits to select forms of...
December 10, 2019Eric Toder
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Government budget and tax analysts who estimate future federal revenues and spending are among the most talented people I know. They probably are a lot...
June 5, 2018C. Eugene Steuerle
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will cut taxes by almost $1.5 trillion over the next decade, largely benefiting corporations, pass-through businesses such as...
January 2, 2018William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There is a lot less than meets the eye to the budget deal agreed to last night by outgoing House Speaker John Boehner and the White House. The plan’s proposed new spending is real enough, but many of the spending reductions or new revenues in the plan are wishful thinking at best. Overall, the
October 27, 2015Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The other day, the Census Bureau put out a new report that concluded about one-in-five Americans received government benefits in 2012. But the study, called Dynamics of Economic Well-Being: Participation in Government Programs, 2009–2012: Who Gets Assistance, takes a far too narrow view about who
June 4, 2015Howard Gleckman