Tax Policy Center


Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Most federal subsidies aimed at helping households accumulate financial and tangible assets are delivered through tax expenditures—spending through the tax code. In 2013, these deductions, deferrals, and credits aimed at encouraging such asset building totaled over $350 billion, most devoted to
April 9, 2014Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The president’s FY 2014 Budget would limit tax benefits for workers with high-balance retirement saving accounts. Although critics call the plan a blow to workers’...
April 12, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Automatic enrollment is slowly gaining steam as the choice strategy to encourage retirement saving. A bold plan in California would eventually make the practice widespread...
March 22, 2013Benjamin H. Harris