Tax Policy Center

wealth tax

: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed a number of new taxes on high-income households. Add them up and many of the very wealthiest could pay marginal effective tax rates of more than 100 percent.
November 7, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What happens when policymakers are not just trying to change economic behavior with tax policy? What happens when they're mad at an individual or organization?
November 6, 2019Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Whatever else they do, the wealth taxes proposed by senators and Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will encourage the very...
October 31, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the money won't be easy.
October 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A new book by economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay,...
October 23, 2019William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The wealth tax is having a moment. At least two current Democratic presidential hopefuls have proposed some form of the tax.
September 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed a long list of detailed, ambitious, and very expensive campaign ideas. And she has described how she’d pay for them:...
April 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
With the new Congress well into its legislative season and many Democratic presidential hopefuls in full campaign mode, policy ideas are flying fast and furious...
April 11, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Taxing the rich is suddenly all the rage among many of the Democratic party’s highest profile politicians. There is a better way to do it....
February 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Maybe the duck will walk again? Lawmakers are putting down their markers on anti-inversion legislation. Top Senate Democrats Dick Durbin and Chuck Schumer have introduced a bill to curb “earnings-stripping” by multinational corporations—a practice where firms maximize U.S. tax deductions for
September 11, 2014Renu Zaretsky