Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The major tax provisions of the pandemic relief bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Democrats on January 8 would reduce 2021 federal taxes...
February 10, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In a recent blog , I looked at two ways Congress could refocus those $1,400 per person relief payments on those who need it most...
February 2, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Congressional Republicans and some Democrats are urging lawmakers to better target President Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan for new pandemic relief. And they are right: It...
January 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
One of the very oddest things about the bizarre debate over whether to increase the latest round of direct government payments from $600 per person...
January 5, 2021Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
An amazing thing happened in this year’s presidential election. A major party candidate proposed raising Social Security payroll taxes. And won.
November 17, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The conventional wisdom is that President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious tax agenda will die in a GOP Senate, but some elements could pass.
November 9, 2020Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s current campaign plan would raise taxes by $2.1 trillion over the next decade, about 0.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product.
October 15, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Following The New York Times blockbuster series on President Trump’s personal finances—especially the revelation that he paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016...
October 2, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The federal government’s new coronavirus payments to adults and children will provide much-needed cash to 90 percent of US households. Unfortunately, tens of millions of...
March 30, 2020Howard GleckmanElaine Maag