Tax Policy Center

Medicare payroll taxes

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
While Congress talks about the federal debt, it’s still hesitating to deal with one major source of rising deficits—Medicare—that it can’t avoid much longer. Medicare’s...
February 6, 2023C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
How could new tax revenues ease Medicare’s substantial financial pressures? And how would those tax hikes affect federal revenues and the distribution of tax burdens...
February 1, 2023Gordon B. MerminBowen Garrett
: TaxVox
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