Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democrats started this year with President Biden’s proposal to raise taxes on high-income households as a way to help pay for an ambitious social spending...
December 21, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As Congress struggles to pass the Build Back Better bill, some congressional Democrats are exploring new proposals to raise the $10,000 cap on the state...
December 9, 2021Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
After rejecting corporate income tax rate increases to help pay for President Biden’s Build Back Better plan, House Democrats passed a 15 percent alternative minimum...
November 22, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Congress seems to be considering two ways to address the Tax Cut and Job Act’s $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction...
November 18, 2021Howard GleckmanLeonard E. Burman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In a new analysis , the Tax Policy Center estimates that the major tax changes in the latest version of President Biden’s Build Back Better...
November 11, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
The Democrats’ latest plan to adjust the cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction would provide little or no benefit for low and...
November 4, 2021Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Ever since Congress capped the state and local tax (SALT) deduction in 2017, a small group of Blue State Democrats has demanded the cap’s repeal...
October 27, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The COVID-19 pandemic and the policy response to it led to an extraordinary increase in the number of American households that owed no federal individual income tax in 2020. The Tax Policy Center estimates that last year more than 107 million households, or nearly 61 percent, owed no income tax or even received tax credits from the government.
August 18, 2021Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
While President Biden has called climate change an existential threat, his proposals for addressing it remain modest relative to the enormity of the problem. In...
July 20, 2021Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
As the partisan battle heats up over President Biden’s ambitious infrastructure plan—and the tax increases to pay for it—the fate of the package will largely...
June 17, 2021Howard Gleckman