Tax Policy Center

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
TaxVox’s Lump Of Coal Award For The Ten Worst Tax Policy Ideas of 2019 It is that time again. TaxVox somehow has whittled down its...
December 23, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
For years, tax reformers have advocated reducing marginal tax rates, broadening the tax base, and eliminating provisions that provide special benefits to select forms of...
December 10, 2019Eric Toder
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Not for the first time, President Trump has me confused about his tax policy. The signature legislation of his presidency was the 2017 Tax Cuts...
December 5, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Several changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly reduce the tax benefits of taking out a home mortgage (though these changes are...
November 20, 2019Chenxi Lu
: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly changed how families with children were treated under the individual income tax, but for many - changed...
October 8, 2019Elaine Maag
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) cut federal tax revenues by nearly $2 trillion over its first decade, with almost all the benefit going...
October 7, 2019Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
New York Times reporters Jesse Drucker and Eric Lipton wrote a well-reported piece the other day on that Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s Opportunity Zone...
September 5, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The great architect Louis Sullivan once wrote , “form follows function.” I can’t help but wonder if, in the less stable world of tax, new...
September 3, 2019Robert A. Weinberger
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
It’s an unusually glamorous time to be an accountant in Minnesota. Over the past year, certified public accountants (CPAs) and other professional tax preparers have...
August 26, 2019Erin HufferMaxwell Grozovsky
: TaxVox
All states with an income tax link to the federal tax system to some degree. This system of federal-state conformity helps taxpayers by standardizing the...
August 19, 2019Erin Huffer