Tax Policy Center

TCJA

: TaxVox
A few weeks back, my colleague Renu Zaretsky wrote about the IRS’s brain drain. As many experienced employees retire or prepare to do so, the...
March 8, 2019Janet Holtzblatt
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
We now have a full year of data about the state of the US economy since President Trump signed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...
March 4, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
: TaxVox
Last Friday, Treasury finalized its regulations for the special 20-percent tax deduction for income from pass-through businesses, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts...
January 24, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When tax filing season begins in a few weeks, you’ll likely hear senior Trump Administration officials and some congressional Republicans boasting yet again about how...
January 15, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For many US households, the ongoing partial government shutdown is inconvenient. But for low-income households, it may become a severe hardship. If the shutdown goes...
January 14, 2019Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The earned income tax credit (EITC) lifts millions of workers out of poverty each year. But older workers who do not live with minor children...
January 13, 2019Elaine Maag
: TaxVox
The return of divided government and the early stages of the next presidential election create enormous uncertainty about how 2019 will go. As Yogi Berra...
January 4, 2019William G. GaleMark J. Mazur
: TaxVox
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
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
States closed their fiscal 2018 books at the end of June on a positive note. But they shouldn’t bank on the good times lasting forever...
December 18, 2018Lucy Dadayan
: TaxVox
In a new initiative, the Tax Policy Center is improving its modeling of five key tax expenditures: the tax treatment of pass-through entities, charitable giving,...
December 18, 2018Mark J. Mazur