Tax Policy Center

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It was fascinating to watch Treasury-secretary designate Janet Yellen and several Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee dance their delicate deficit dance at Yellen’s...
January 20, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
During each presidential election, the Tax Policy Center analyzes the tax policies of the two major candidates. This year, TPC estimated the effects of Democratic...
October 27, 2020Robert McClellandMark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Reforming the mortgage interest deduction (MID) could raise federal tax revenue and make the tax system more progressive. But some taxpayers, especially those with high...
July 21, 2020Chenxi LuEric Toder
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Congress can’t seem to end its love affair with tax deductions. For a brief period starting with then-House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp’s...
May 28, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Excluding tax hikes to fund Medicare for All, Sanders would boost federal revenue by about 3.6 percent of gross domestic product.
March 19, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
On March 3, the Treasury Department put out a press release saying that 2018’s charitable giving “appeared largely unchanged from previous years,” despite a “concern...
March 6, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Business Taxes: TaxVox
When it comes to corporate taxes, what’s “fair?” Do taxpayers have a sense of what major corporations pay in taxes? And when corporations pay income taxes, do we understand who ultimately bears that tax burden?
March 4, 2020Renu Zaretsky
Business Taxes: TaxVox
TPC’s Steve Rosenthal and American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Aparna Mathur recently debated the corporate tax provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
February 24, 2020Aparna Mathur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The special tax treatment Congress has granted to non-profits and tax deduction it gives their donors are broken. So broken, in fact, that it is...
February 20, 2020Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Last week , I debated American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Aparna Mathur on the question of whether the corporate income tax rate cuts from the...
February 19, 2020Steven M. Rosenthal