The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Simplified the Tax Filing Process for Millions of Households

The newly expanded standard deduction will reduce the time taxpayers spend working on Form 1040 by 4 to 7 percent, translating into $3.1 to $5.4 billion saved annually. Read More

Mapping 2018 Tax Reform

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is projected to add 215,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2018 alone, and 1,443,000 cumulative full-time equivalent jobs by 2025. Our new interactive maps shows how many new jobs each state can expect to see each year over the next decade. Read More

Making the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Individual Income Tax Provisions Permanent

If extended, the individual income tax provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would increase long-run GDP by 2.2 percent, long-run wages by 0.9 percent, and add 1.5 million new jobs. Read More

What Does the Wayfair Decision Really Mean for States, Businesses, and Consumers?

Various interpretations of the recent Wayfair decision from the U.S. Supreme Court has led to confusion about its impact for online sellers and consumers. We clear up that confusion with this Q&A. Read More

Tracking The Economic Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Retaliatory Actions

New U.S. and retaliatory tariffs are being announced on a regular basis. Stay up to date on the economic impact of these tariffs with our one-stop tracker. Read More

The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by Congressional District: Methodology

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lowered income taxes for the vast majority of Americans, but there are geographic disparities when it comes to the impact of the law. Read More


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