Tax Policy Center

mortgage interest deduction

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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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Unlike many previous Republican proposals to cut taxes, the Michigan congressman specifies how government would pay for them. This is critical, but it's not pretty...
February 28, 2014William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Tax expenditures for homeownership, such as deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes and the partial exclusion for capital gains on the sale of a...
January 6, 2014Benjamin H. Harris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Who benefits from the tax credits, deductions and exclusions that have become such an integral part of the modern tax code? Nearly all of us...
December 19, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Over the past week, Washington has been filled with news about tax reform—some reflecting necessary but painful truths and some just bad. In no particular...
August 6, 2013Howard Gleckman