Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden debunk a popular, but specious, conservative talking point that purports the 1 percent are already overtaxed.
Video Center for American Progress Director of Fiscal Reform Seth Hanlon explains why the Buffett Rule is a fair and necessary element of tax reform.
Seth Hanlon gives seven commonsense arguments for requiring millionaires to pay their fair share in taxes.
Video Michael Linden examines the success of the stimulus by looking at its impact on three broad but important indicators for the American economy.
Issue Brief A corporate minimum tax would directly combat profit shifting and lessen the tax code’s bias toward foreign investment, writes Seth Hanlon.
Seth Hanlon argues for trimming wasteful tax expenditures as Congress heads into the 2012 legislative session.
Issue Brief Converting the existing saver's tax credit into a refundable credit could help low- and moderate-income families build household wealth, write Camille Busette and Jordan Eizenga.
Report Laura Tyson and Greg Linden examine the role of the R&D tax credit in federal government support for research and development.
Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden highlight key moments of Republican obstructionism in the deficit negotiation.
Seth Hanlon testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on why he believes that fundamental tax reform is an an important priority for long-term growth but one that should not distract Congress from the need for immediate job creation.
Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger explain why the “Gang of Six” approach to tax reform— setting out some parameters but putting the hard decisions off for later—is the wrong way to go.
Sarah Ayres debunks the conservative nonsense about legions of millionaire small-business owners based on an Office of Tax Analysis report.
Issue Brief Fixing the excessive and expensive system of tax breaks, credits, and loopholes is key to any deficit reduction plan. Seth Hanlon suggests six principles to guide Congress’s work in this area.
Sarah Ayres shows how many millionaires are paying less in taxes than millions of Americans.