Center for Federal Tax Policy

The Tax Foundation's Center for Federal Tax Policy produces timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on federal tax issues that influences the debate toward economically principled policies.

The mission of our federal program is to promote tax and fiscal policy that leads to greater U.S. competitiveness, higher economic growth, and improved quality of life for all taxpayers.

We have a number of projects that help us educate taxpayers, journalists, and policymakers on tax policy at the federal level and how the U.S. tax system compares internationally.

Major Publications

Featured Research

The Benefits of Cutting the Corporate Income Tax Rate

August 14, 2018

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

July 10, 2018

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

June 22, 2018

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

June 13, 2018

The Fixtures Fix: Correcting the Drafting Error Involving the Expensing of Qualified Improvement Property

May 30, 2018

The Complicated Taxation of America’s Retirement Accounts

May 22, 2018