The analysis “U.S. homeownership tax policies are expensive and inequitable,” contained errors that had been identified by Equitable Growth. Before the errors could be corrected, Congress enacted major tax legislation […]
Category: Tax & Finance
Taking a closer look at the Child Tax Credit, the second-largest provision in the U.S. tax code (after the Earned Income Tax Credit) benefiting families with children.
New analysis by Emmanuel Saez looks at the effects of the 2013 federal income tax increase on the behavior of top income earners.
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the author: Lily L. Batchelder is a professor of law and public […]
The U.S. system of corporate taxation is in desperate need of reform. Observers note that both the high statutory rate (35 percent) and the purported “worldwide” nature of our system place the U.S. system out...
The top 1 percent income earners in the United States hit a new high last year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
The EITC is a remarkably successful program, with important impacts on recipients’ labor supply and health and on their children’s health and educational outcomes.
A new paper from Brookings highlights why the magnitude of inequality makes even a big move on taxes seem small
Must-Read: It seems to me that there are two questions: 1. Should the the aggregate of the minimum wage and the earned income tax credit add up to a living […]
Earlier this morning, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on the state of incomes in 2014. According to the new data, the share of income going to the top […]