Tax Policy Center


State and Local Issues: TaxVox
If you are a regular reader the Tax Policy Center’s morning news summary, the Daily Deduction , you’ve probably noticed a fascinating trend: The rise...
June 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Seattle is currently having a contentious debate over a proposed "head tax" to fund more affordable housing and services for its large and growing homeless...
May 11, 2018Steven M. RosenthalRichard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Cities and counties all over the US have been offering Amazon billions of dollars in tax cuts to lure...
May 9, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
“Diet soda doesn’t have sugar. Are bubbles bad for you?” Daniel asked. Nope. The mayor of Seattle had good intentions for taxing a wider range of beverages, but the road to bad tax policy often is paved with good intentions.
June 7, 2017Renu Zaretsky