Tax Policy Center

racial wealth gap

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Tax policies are commonly viewed as race-neutral or “colorblind”— simply because information on race or ethnicity is not reported on tax returns or explicitly referenced...
March 10, 2021Aravind BoddupalliKim S. Rueben
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A few years ago, Ta-Nehesi Coates wrote a powerful essay, “The Case for Reparations” for The Atlantic . Reparations, he affirmed, would help close the...
February 3, 2021Janet HoltzblattNoah Zwiefel
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Federal Reserve Board’s 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) helps us understand US wealth disparities prior to the COVID-19 pandemic that has disproportionately harmed...
December 29, 2020Aravind Boddupalli
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Last month, an Idaho lawmaker called the property tax “ inherently evil ” and suggested the state repeal it and replace the foregone revenue with...
March 9, 2020Tracy Gordon
: TaxVox
Because the IRS does not ask for a tax filer’s race or ethnicity on tax forms, examining the relationship between race and the tax system...
January 30, 2020Aravind BoddupalliKim S. Rueben
: TaxVox
Every Democratic candidate for president has a plan to address growing inequality in America (on January 16, the Tax Policy Center sponsored a program on...
January 17, 2020Donnie Charleston