Tax Policy Center

Universal Basic Income

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Congress is about to pass a massive economic stimulus package that will, among other things, send cash to most American households. The so-called rebates amount...
March 25, 2020Leonard E. Burman
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The Congressional Budget Office just projected a series of $1 trillion budget deficits—as far as the eye can see. Narrowing that deficit will require not...
January 30, 2020William G. Gale
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In a new paper , I propose a universal earned income tax credit (UEITC)—a one-for-one match on the first $10,000 of earnings delivered through a...
May 21, 2019Leonard E. Burman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
The debate over a carbon tax is about two big things: The most obvious is whether a tax at politically acceptable levels could significantly slow...
January 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Are We Beginning An Historic Debate Over Work In The US? What should the federal government do to encourage people to work? Should it try...
April 27, 2018Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Recently, advocates have revived and extended an old idea: that government should give everyone, regardless of their economic circumstances, a universal basic income (UBI). For...
June 21, 2016C. Eugene Steuerle