Tax Policy Center

wealth taxes

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Wealth inequality in the US is a problem. Wealth taxes may not be the solution...
January 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
: 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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The current debate over wealth taxes mostly focuses on whether the very rich are undertaxed, but gives little attention to the most efficient and fairest...
January 8, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
: 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
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
Assume, for the sake of argument, you believe the wealthiest Americans are undertaxed. And you are desperately seeking new revenue. What would you do?
September 10, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Presidential hopeful and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has proposed a tax on wealth that would make ultra-millionaires pay 2 cents! Yep, that is what she...
August 5, 2019Janet Holtzblatt
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) both want to be elected President of the United States in 2020. Both believe that the federal...
January 28, 2019Howard Gleckman