Tax Policy Center

Ronald Reagan

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
How The Anti-Tax Movement Changed Politics and Government In his new book, law professor Michael Graetz makes a provocative argument: The modern anti-tax movement is...
April 2, 2024Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
When was the last time a presidential candidate promised to raise taxes?
December 9, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
For decades, a guiding principle for many conservatives was that tax cuts not only boost the economy directly but also by shrinking the size of...
February 6, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
In a speech earlier this week, Donald Trump invoked Ronald Reagan’s 1981 tax cuts as a model for his own plan. Trump said Reagan’s tax...
October 20, 2017William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
For the umpteenth time, Congress and the Trump Administration are going back to the tax reform drawing board , just as they have had to...
August 21, 2017C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The presidential election is nearly a year away, but many candidates have already rolled out detailed tax reform plans. On the GOP side, we’ve seen proposals from Jeb Bush (the subject of a rigorous Tax Policy Center analysis ), Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Donald Trump, among others. Among Democrats
December 15, 2015Harvey Galper
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
I like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). It encourages work and allows millions of low-wage workers and their kids to escape a life of poverty . Democrats support it as a critical part of the safety net. Republicans back it because it rewards work and family. Just last week, House Budget
July 30, 2014Leonard E. Burman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Changing the way government adjusts spending and taxes for inflation is one of those issues that continues to hang around the edges of the budget...
March 5, 2013Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If only Mitt Romney had paid attention to Ronald Reagan. There are so many things the former Massachusetts governor could learn from the former California...
September 14, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Make no mistake, any attempt at tax reform will be a heavy lift. But an interesting behind-the-scenes debate is brewing among reformers over just how...
May 30, 2012Howard Gleckman