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

Should the Corporate Rate and the Pass-Through Rate Be Identical?

July 13, 2017

How a Longer Budget Window Helps and Doesn’t

June 27, 2017

Full Expensing Costs Less Than You’d Think

June 13, 2017

Why Temporary Corporate Income Tax Cuts Won’t Generate Much Growth

June 12, 2017

Interest Deductibility – Issues and Reforms

May 4, 2017