Tax Policy Center

mortgage interest deduction

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When Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December of 2017, it made a number of changes to the individual income tax (almost...
September 13, 2019Robert McClellandSafia Sayed
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In a new initiative, the Tax Policy Center is improving its modeling of five key tax expenditures: the tax treatment of pass-through entities, charitable giving,...
December 18, 2018Mark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Until the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), people across the income distribution could say they benefited from the tax code’s many targeted tax benefits...
October 16, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Want to know why the individual tax rate cuts in the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are so small. Or conversely,...
November 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
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The new bill introduced by the House Ways and Means Committee would significantly downsize the mortgage interest deduction. Although this is sure to cause controversy,...
November 6, 2017William G. Gale
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Do you want to know why tax reform is so hard ? Consider one seemingly simple idea that has been floated by President Trump and...
November 1, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
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While the Unified Framework announced by the Trump Administration and Congressional leadership last month would not repeal the home mortgage interest deduction (MID), other provisions...
October 24, 2017Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This post is part of the Tax Policy Center’s new series, Tax Line , which digs into the data behind the day’s most pressing tax...
December 7, 2016Chenxi LuEric Toder
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For decades, Congress has generally used tax subsidies and direct spending to encourage home ownership . For example, the tax code allows itemizers to deduct...
September 14, 2016John IselinPhilip Stallworth
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The Senate may soon send that retroactive tax-break bill to the President. The House passed it last week, and the Senate is expected to take up the measure this week. The House version would revive 50+ expired tax breaks only through the end of 2014. Tax Analysts reports that Dave Reichert, the
December 8, 2014Renu Zaretsky