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

Competitiveness Impact of Tax Reform for the United States

April 20, 2017

Tax Freedom Day 2017 is April 23rd

April 18, 2017

Federal Tax Reform: The Impact on States

March 8, 2017

Testimony: The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship

February 15, 2017

Understanding the House GOP’s Border Adjustment

February 15, 2017