Limitations on the exclusions for other employer-provided benefits—such as life insurance, tuition, and parking—are a desirable method of broadening the tax base and making
Eligibility for the exclusion for employer-provided health insurance should be determined based on the employer’s coverage rules.
Lawmakers should maintain the tax-deferred status of employer-provided pensions as a critical way of promoting retirement savings.
The threshold for the medical expense deduction should be kept as low as possible.
Congress and the states should extend the EITC to workers with low incomes who have no dependents regardless of age, provided they are no
Policymakers should retain estate and inheritance taxes as important components of our tax structure.
Federal and state estate and inheritance taxes should affect only the largest transfers.
Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts.
Tax and spending decisions should be the purview of the legislative branch.