Federal Taxes

The Tax Foundation's Center for Federal Tax Policy produces and promotes timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on federal tax issues that influences the debate toward economically principled policies. Our experts are routinely relied upon for presentations, testimony, and media appearances on individual and corporate tax issues, and our website is a comprehensive resource for taxpayers, journalists, lawmakers and their staff.

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Taxes and Growth:

Taxes and Growth Dynamic Tax Simulation Model
Technical Documentation
Dynamic Modeling Studies

Center for Federal Tax Policy Data:

Individual Income Tax Data: Data on Current and Historical U.S. and International Tax Rates on Individuals including "Nonpayers"

Business Tax Data: Data on Current and Historical U.S. and International Tax Rates on Businesses, Capital Gains, Dividends and Capital Allowances

U.S. Federal Spending and Budget Data:  Data on Federal Government Spending, Revenue, and Debt

Data from Studies: Data, Charts, and Tables used in Tax Foundation’s Center for Federal Tax Policy’s Studies and Reports

Special Projects:

Tax Freedom Day

Distribution of Tax and Spending Policies in the U.S.

Putting a Face on America's Tax Returns chartbook

Research Reports from IRET

Summary of Latest Federal Income Tax Data/Top 1% Data

Income Redistribution Through Tax Policy

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