October 27, 2020
Tax increases for those at the top can raise revenue from those that have experienced the greatest gains in income and help counter economic inequality.
April 28, 2019
William G. Gale (Brookings Institution) and Michael Klein (EconoFact) discuss the distributional effects of fiscal policy and the progressivity of the US tax system.
November 13, 2018
Tax policy and the social safety net play a role in mitigating inequality, but policy in these areas has not shifted to address the widening U.S. income gap.
October 29, 2018
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was among the biggest tax overhauls the US has seen in recent decades. Now, nearly one year on, what impact have the tax cuts had?
May 29, 2018
The overall package of tax cuts tilts most benefits towards the wealthy. Deficit-financed tax cuts must ultimately be paid for, and higher taxes and/or reductions in government spending are both likely to be harmful to middle class workers.