Taxes and Economic Growth

The Tax Foundation’s Taxes and Growth Model is a tax scoring model that evaluates the impact taxes have on the economy. The TAG Model estimates the impact tax changes have on wages, jobs, cost of capital, distribution of income, federal revenue, and the overall size of the economy. This information helps Members of Congress, journalists, and citizens better understand tax proposals.


Featured Research

Cost Recovery Treatment Short of Full Expensing Creates A Drag on Economic Growth

September 17, 2018

New Federal Reserve Paper: State Corporate Taxes Hurt Entrepreneurship

January 16, 2018

Preliminary Details and Analysis of the Senate’s 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

November 10, 2017

Economic and Budgetary Impact of Temporary Expensing

October 4, 2017

Four Plans for Permanent, Pro-Growth Tax Reform in the 115th Congress

September 21, 2017

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

June 12, 2017


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

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