Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Everyone, it seems, says they want to cut taxes for the middle class. President Trump promised such tax relief in the weeks before the election...
December 10, 2018Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
House Democrats are developing new rules to govern their legislative deliberations when they take control of the House in January. One is awful.
November 30, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center estimates that the new refundable tax credit for low- and middle-income households proposed by Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) would cut taxes...
November 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The 116 th Congress is going to look very different from the 115 th . But don’t expect tax and budget policy to change much...
November 7, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For all the attention being lavished on the gig economy, we still have much to learn about those who are working in it. But we...
October 30, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly changed the nature of the tax deduction for charitable donations. But will it transform giving itself and...
October 22, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Until the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), people across the income distribution could say they benefited from the tax code’s many targeted tax benefits...
October 16, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Bill Nordhaus, Climate Change, And Carbon Taxes Two events this week raised the profile of carbon taxes. The first was a report by the UN...
October 10, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
One of the most significant provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was its near-repeal of the Individual Alternative Minimum Tax, that complex parallel...
October 2, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Repealing the SALT Deduction Cap Would Largely Benefit High-Income Households, TPC Finds Only about 9 percent of households would benefit from repeal of the Tax...
September 24, 2018Howard Gleckman