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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We’re one month into 2021. There’s a pandemic, an economic slump, and a new president and vice president. Congress is considering another pandemic relief bill and may address new tax proposals too. And tax season starts next week. There’s no time like the present to ask my friends and family what they think about taxes!
February 3, 2021Renu Zaretsky
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Texas is cutting taxes this year. Although we do not yet know exactly what will get cut because the House and Senate are sorting out competing bills , we already know the outcome: Better-off Texans will get more tax relief dollars than low-income residents of the Lone Star State. Why? Because Texas
May 6, 2015Richard C. Auxier
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Unlike many previous Republican proposals to cut taxes, the Michigan congressman specifies how government would pay for them. This is critical, but it's not pretty...
February 28, 2014William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Differences in income and other characteristics mean that federal income tax burdens vary substantially across counties. While the median federal income tax burden across counties...
December 16, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
When it comes to property taxes, location matters. In a new TPC report , my colleague Brian David Moore and I look at just how...
November 18, 2013Benjamin H. Harris