Tax Policy Center

tax rates

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
While average effective tax rates barely changed in the US from 1945 to 2015, the average tax rates of high-income households fell sharply—from about 50...
September 15, 2021Robert McClellandNikhita Airi
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has proposed raising tax rates on long-term capital gains income for the highest-income investors.
September 16, 2020Robert McClelland
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
To follow significant fiscal changes, such as those being driven by the legislative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, it helps to have a background in...
June 11, 2020Frank Sammartino
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Now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, some lawmakers are looking for ways to rewrite the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...
March 21, 2019Robert McClelland
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On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the biggest tax overhaul in the United States in...
December 19, 2018William G. Gale
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In a joint statement , top Trump Administration officials and congressional Republican leaders formally announced what most observers have known for months: The destination-based cash...
July 27, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When President Trump announced his latest tax plan outline, he called for new individual tax rates of 10-25-35 percent. But he left out a critical...
May 9, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As usual, President Trump did a masterful job creating sense of drama in the buildup to his announcement today of his current tax agenda. But...
April 26, 2017Howard Gleckman
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Congress is in recess through the mid-term elections. The Daily Deduction will post each Monday until then. What’s a multinational to do? Where is it to go? Senator Dick Durbin and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden seem pleased that Chicago-based AbbVie’s decided to drop its deal with Dublin
October 20, 2014Renu Zaretsky
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
An ambitious tax reform plan proposed by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) would provide generous new tax credits for families with children and repeal the Alternative...
March 12, 2014Howard Gleckman