tax-reform-agonistes

Only a third of charitable contributions go to the poor

Supporters of the charitable tax deduction argue it spurs giving that helps the poor. But the vast majority of charitable giving doesn't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 30, 2013
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Congress wants to go small on tax reform. Here’s how they could go big.

The California Republican has an ambitious plan to replace the corporate income tax. And it just might work.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 29, 2013
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Why more and more businesses are being taxed like people

You'd think that businesses all pay the corporate income tax. The reality is much more complicated.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 9, 2012
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Want to tax capital and income equally? Try the Buffett rule.

Minimum taxes are a good idea in theory. But their effect on marginal rates is concerning.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 27, 2012
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Chart: Mitt Romney’s tax increase on poor Americans

Mitt Romney doesn't just want to cap deductions and lower rates. He also wants to reverse cuts meant to help the poor.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 18, 2012
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Wonkblog’s comprehensive guide to the debate over Romney’s tax plan

The Tax Policy Center study on Romney's tax plan has been attacked at length. But its conclusions hold up. Here's a guide to the original report and all of the major counter-reports. .

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 27, 2012
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