Tax Policy Center

wealth inequality

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Pro Publica’s recent story about the small amount of tax paid by many of the nation’s billionaires has focused new attention on what critics say...
June 15, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Tax policies are commonly viewed as race-neutral or “colorblind”— simply because information on race or ethnicity is not reported on tax returns or explicitly referenced...
March 10, 2021Aravind BoddupalliKim S. Rueben
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Federal Reserve Board’s 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) helps us understand US wealth disparities prior to the COVID-19 pandemic that has disproportionately harmed...
December 29, 2020Aravind Boddupalli
: TaxVox
The New York Times account of President Trump’s tax returns reveal far more than his personal ability to avoid taxes.
October 19, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Wealth inequality in the US is a big and growing problem. But what should we do about it?
January 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Every Democratic candidate for president has a plan to address growing inequality in America (on January 16, the Tax Policy Center sponsored a program on...
January 17, 2020Donnie Charleston
: TaxVox
Democracies become oligarchies when wealth is too concentrated. So begins a letter by Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman about presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’...
January 15, 2020Janet Holtzblatt