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Three Tax Lessons from the First Year of Widespread Legal Sports Betting A year ago, the Supreme Court legalized one of America’s favorite illegal pastimes:...
May 22, 2019Richard C. Auxier
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Our Tax Policy Center (TPC) colleague Bill Gale – no slouch when it comes to diagnosing federal budget ills and suggesting remedies – says he...
May 20, 2019Tracy GordonRichard C. Auxier
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With Tax Day here, taxpayers are scrambling to finish up their returns—both federal and state (that is, if their state has an individual income tax)...
April 15, 2019Lucy Dadayan
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is The US Ready For A Gas Tax Increase? House Democrats are talking enthusiastically about passing a big infrastructure bill by summer. President Trump keeps...
March 12, 2019Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
When Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December, it forced states to confront major tax policy issues of their own ,...
April 23, 2018Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will cut individual income taxes for about two-thirds of US households in 2018, by an average of about $1,300...
March 28, 2018David Weiner
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congressional plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have governors worried – and with good reason. Although proposals continue to evolve, states stand...
July 11, 2017Tracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
In about six weeks, federal money to keep the Highway Trust Fund going will once again dry up and Congress will begin its predictable scramble to keep cash flowing to roads, bridges, and transit projects. The reason for the gridlock: Neither Congress nor President Obama is willing to back a gas tax
June 10, 2015Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing a proposed rule due out in June that could allow states to use carbon excise taxes or fees to limit the one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions that come from power plants. The tax approach, one of several options EPA could offer
April 1, 2014Adele C. Morris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Do state and local workers get paid more or less than their private sector counterparts? That old question has taken on renewed life with the...
March 9, 2011Donald Marron