Tax Policy Center

tax shelters

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a new tax-advantaged Opportunity Zone program to encourage investments in economically-distressed communities that are nominated by governors...
August 2, 2018Steven M. Rosenthal
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The Trump Administration reportedly is thinking about using its executive authority to redefine capital gains so only returns from the sale of assets in excess...
July 31, 2018Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has turned us into a nation of tax shelter hunters.
January 18, 2018Howard Gleckman
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Congress in recess. The Daily Deduction will return to its regular schedule on Monday, October 19. “Hey, hey Paul…” House Ways & Means Chair Paul Ryan remains under the glaring spotlight of a party that wants him to be the next Speaker of the House. Representative Tom Cole of Oklahoma believes
October 12, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
One of the most useful insights of public economics is the "theory of second best." The idea is that adopting some but not all of the features of optimal policy—the seminal article on the subject called this “piecemeal policy recommendations”—may actually make the economy less efficient. A great
March 3, 2015Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Most of the 43 percent of Americans who the Tax Policy Center projects will pay no federal income tax this year make very little money...
September 5, 2013Roberton C. Williams