Tax Policy Center

Medicare for all

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Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a number of new taxes on high-income households. Add them up and many of the very wealthiest could pay marginal effective tax rates of more than 100 percent.
November 7, 2019Howard Gleckman
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On Friday, Elizabeth Warren released her financing plan for Medicare for All . It is predictably wonky and politically courageous—new spending is way more popular...
November 5, 2019Leonard E. Burman
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has, as promised, released a plan to pay for her Medicare for All health insurance plan. She has come up...
November 1, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a new report, my Urban Institute colleagues have estimated that a full-blown Medicare for All plan would increase federal government healthcare spending by a...
October 17, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed a long list of detailed, ambitious, and very expensive campaign ideas. And she has described how she’d pay for them:...
April 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The debate over a carbon tax is about two big things: The most obvious is whether a tax at politically acceptable levels could significantly slow...
January 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and President Trump have more in common than either would likely admit. For example, both have grand, ambitious plans they cannot...
September 20, 2017Howard Gleckman
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Bernie Sanders: Medicare, and tax increases, for all. The Democratic presidential hopeful proposed a $1.38 trillion universal health care plan and the tax hikes aimed to pay for it, just before Sunday’s Democratic debate. Sanders would impose a 2.2 percent income-based premium on all households,
January 19, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both want to create ambitious new government programs to help middle-income families with medical and education costs and family leave. Both say they’d pay for those initiatives by raising taxes. But there is an important difference between them: Clinton would
January 12, 2016Howard Gleckman