Center for Economic Analysis

The Tax Foundation’s Center for Economic Analysis takes a quantitative approach to analyzing federal tax policies and proposals using our Taxes and Growth (TAG) macroeconomic model.

Since 2015, the TAG model has been used to analyze dozens of legislative and campaign tax proposals, including every major tax plan put forth during the 2016 presidential campaigns, the House GOP’s 2016 Tax Reform Blueprint, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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Taxing Unrealized Capital Gains at Death Is Unlikely to Raise Revenue Advertised

May 12, 2021

Details and Analysis of Tax Proposals in President Biden’s American Families Plan

May 6, 2021

U.S. Top Combined Integrated Tax Rate on Corporate Income Would Become Highest in the OECD

May 3, 2021

Relaxing State and Local Tax Deduction Cap Would Make Tax Code Less Progressive

May 3, 2021

Reviewing Options to Raise Tax Revenue and the Trade-offs for Economic Growth and Progressivity

May 3, 2021

Effects of Proposed International Tax Changes on U.S. Multinationals

April 28, 2021

Providing Full Cost Recovery for Investment and Lowering Taxes on Firms Are Best Options for Boosting Growth

April 27, 2021

Comparing the Trade-offs of Carbon Taxes and Corporate Income Taxes

April 23, 2021

Raising the Corporate Rate to 28 Percent Reduces GDP by $720 Billion Over Ten Years

April 21, 2021

Options for Reforming America’s Tax Code 2.0

April 19, 2021

Reviewing the Federal Tax Treatment of Research & Development Expenses

April 13, 2021

Congressional Budget Office and Tax Foundation Modeling Show That Some Tax Hikes Are More Damaging Than Others

March 26, 2021

Evaluating Proposals to Increase the Corporate Tax Rate and Levy a Minimum Tax on Corporate Book Income

February 24, 2021

Double Taxation of Corporate Income in the United States and the OECD

January 13, 2021

2021 Tax Brackets

October 27, 2020

Details and Analysis of President Joe Biden’s Campaign Tax Plan

October 22, 2020

Congress Approves Economic Relief Plan for Individuals and Businesses

March 30, 2020

Analysis of Capital Gains Tax Proposals Among Democratic Presidential Candidates

March 18, 2020

Analysis of Democratic Presidential Candidate Individual Income Tax Proposals

March 11, 2020

Analysis of Democratic Presidential Candidate Payroll Tax Proposals

February 11, 2020