April 15 is “tax day” in the United States, the date on which personal income tax returns are due to the Internal Revenue Service. Below is a collection of recent research and commentary from Brookings experts on various tax and fiscal policy issues. Also see the work of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center for more.
Tax Distribution and Social Mobility
Earned Income Tax Credit
— Interactive: New IRS data for tax year 2012
— Raising the Minimum Wage and Redesigning the EITC
— EITC Expansion Would Strengthen Credit for Childless Workers
— Interactive Map: County-level EITC data
— A Better Path to Corporate Tax Reform
— Corporate Tax Reform Part I – The Urgent Problem of “Locked Out” Foreign Profits
— Corporate Tax Reform Part 2: A Middle-Ground Proposal for Taxing Foreign Earnings
— Hidden in Plain Sight: The Mysterious Case of Tax Expenditures
— Tax Expenditures for Asset-Building: Costly, Regressive and Ineffective
— Dave Camp’s Pitch to Overhaul U.S. Taxes: An Impossible Dream?
— Supporting Broad-Based Economic Growth and Fiscal Responsibility through Tax Reform
Visit the archive of Brookings experts’
research and commentary on taxes.