Tax Policy Center

structural racism

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
While the federal income tax system may appear “colorblind” or race-neutral to some, it can mitigate or exacerbate racial inequities . Unfortunately, the IRS does...
June 2, 2022Aravind Boddupalli
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
If you have ever been issued a speeding ticket, you probably grumbled about the government using you as a piggy bank. In our new research...
January 13, 2022Aravind BoddupalliLivia Mucciolo
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order acknowledging the toll of structural racism in the United States and initiating a...
March 22, 2021Tracy GordonAravind Boddupalli
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Some evidence suggests that fines and fees, much like policing, are also closely intertwined with issues of structural racism.
August 14, 2020Sarah CalameAravind Boddupalli