Tax Policy Center

Tax Policy Center

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Paul Ryan may not have intended it, but his 2013 budget is the strongest argument I’ve seen for why any serious fiscal plan must include...
March 22, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
I am weary of mystery meat. The latest serving was dished out today by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), who released a fiscal...
March 20, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
GOP presidential candidates are blasting President Obama for not lowering the price of gasoline. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) doesn’t stop there. He claims Obama is...
March 13, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
If you are interested in a serious but accessible look at my favorite topic—tax reform—check out two new books. One, The Benefit and the Burden...
March 6, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has updated its analysis of Mitt Romney’s platform to reflect his proposed new tax cuts. And the result: Lower taxes for...
March 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last week, Mitt Romney proposed a new tax plan that would, among other things, reduce individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board and...
February 29, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the current issue of the journal The International Economy , ten economic thinkers shared their views on how best to restructure the tax system...
February 17, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
We’ve all seen the articles in Forbes, Kiplingers , or U.S. News trumpeting the best states to live in retirement. A key measure for them...
February 9, 2012Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
What would fundamental changes in the federal tax code mean for state and local governments? Would it limit their ability to raise or borrow money?...
February 7, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
On Tuesday, I testified before the Senate Finance Committee at a hearing titled “ Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions .” I was already...
February 2, 2012Rosanne Altshuler