Tax Policy Center

retirement savings

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Social Security retirement program will be unable to pay full promised benefits in about 10 years. To address this, two highly-respected experts would slash...
February 14, 2024Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The spending bill congressional leaders agreed to early this morning creates significant new incentives for retirement savings and broadly eases rules for withdrawing funds. Like...
December 20, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In response to the recent burst of inflation, the IRS is raising contribution limits for the full range of retirement savings accounts. That’s great news...
November 4, 2022Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
A funny thing happened to the trillions of dollars of proposed tax increases on corporations and high-income households that were high on the agendas of...
March 24, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a recent report co-authored with University of Chicago Professor Daniel Hemel, I described how our retirement tax system favors the rich disproportionately. But it’s...
August 24, 2021Steven M. Rosenthal
: TaxVox
Would you be surprised to learn that in addition to the $1.3 trillion the federal government will spend on Medicare, Medicaid , and related health...
January 28, 2020Frank Sammartino
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House and Senate unveiled similar bipartisan retirement savings bills this week. Among the differences: The House bill would let you use IRA funds for having a baby.
April 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Federal tax and spending policies are worsening the problem of economic inequality. But the tax breaks that overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy are only part of...
February 5, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
: TaxVox
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
While the House-passed plan to make permanent the individual tax cuts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is getting the most attention, the...
October 1, 2018Howard Gleckman