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TCJA: The Evidence (or Lack Thereof) Is In

By now, it’s well known that the 2017 tax law did not deliver on its false promise to boost the middle class. This blog post by the Economic Policy Institute debunks some of the rosy rhetoric about the tax law’s so-called benefits for ordinary people. Further evidence that the tax cuts have not led to […]

Lack of Equitable Growth Widens Racial Wealth Gap

“Efforts to reduce discrimination, equalize access to education, ensure equal treatment by the legal system, and otherwise end racial stratification should continue since they seem to be making real, if slow, progress. But these policies should be paired with broader economic policies to end wage stagnation for Americans of all races and, in so doing, […]

Wealthy Benefit Most From Decades of Tax Cuts

All income groups received tax cuts, but Bush-era provisions ensured the well-off gained more than others. Some progressive tax changes under Obama reduced the share of tax cuts to the wealthiest, but they continued to benefit most. Federal Tax Cuts in the Bush, Obama, and Trump Years Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, July 11, […]