Tax Policy Center

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Congress has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic slowdown by putting hundreds of billions of dollars directly into people’s pockets. Much of this came from...
June 8, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today’s advice: If you have not yet filed your federal income tax return, do not—repeat, do not—send the Internal Revenue Service a paper return—especially if...
April 14, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
One big unanswered question about the COVID-19 recovery rebates included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act: What year’s income will the...
April 10, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Trump says he wants to allow “certain” people and businesses to delay tax filing in an apparent effort to stabilize the economy in the...
March 12, 2020Howard Gleckman
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The IRS and Census Bureau estimate that only about 78 percent of people who are eligible for the earned income tax credit (EITC) get it...
February 18, 2020Elaine Maag
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Does Valentine’s Day make you think about marriage? If you need one more reason to take that step, consider that Uncle Sam may already have...
February 14, 2020Frank Sammartino
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I believe that every person in the tax policy game—from members of the tax-writing committees to research assistants at the Tax Policy Center—should compute their...
May 2, 2019Janet Holtzblatt
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You’ve printed out your returns. You are awaiting your refund…or the IRS cashed your balance due check. Now you finally can put that shoebox full...
April 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
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As I finished my federal income tax return for 2018, I could not help but think about a return I filed 30 years ago. What...
April 23, 2019Mark J. Mazur