Tax Policy Center

Urban Institute

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If Congressional gridlock sends the U.S. government tumbling over the fiscal cliff later this year, Americans could face an average tax hike of almost $3,500...
October 1, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is there a way for low- and moderate-income households who do not have bank accounts to receive tax refunds electronically? A new Urban Institute study...
September 6, 2012Caroline RatcliffeSigne-Mary McKernan
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Affordable Care Act’s tax on those who choose not to buy health insurance was the linchpin of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the...
July 3, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week, I blogged about a plan to use tax-exempt bonds to finance the demolition of vacant homes in distressed Midwestern neighborhoods. Rolf Pendall, director...
April 10, 2012Howard Gleckman