Center for Federal Tax Policy

High-Income Taxpayers, Progressivity, and Inequality


Featured Research

A Preliminary Look at 2018 Tax Data

July 19, 2019

A Growing Percentage of Americans Have Zero Income Tax Liability

March 14, 2019

How Do Transfers and Progressive Taxes Affect the Distribution of Income?

March 12, 2019

Sanders’ Estate Tax Plan Won’t Likely Raise the Revenue Intended

January 31, 2019

Income Taxes on the Top 0.1 Percent Weren’t Much Higher in the 1950s

January 31, 2019

What the U.S. Can Learn from the Adoption (and Repeal) of Wealth Taxes in the OECD

January 30, 2019


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