Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher: Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Rosanne Altshuler; Leonard E. Burman; Howard Gleckman; Dan Halperin; Roberton Williams
Research Area: Banking and finance
Keywords: Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Income and Wealth Distribution; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; Taxes and Social Programs
President Obama's 2010 Budget contains a number of tax provisions that would cut taxes for low- and middle-income households and raise taxes on wealthier taxpayers. This resource guide describes the tax proposals, offers more detailed commentary on key provisions, and links to tables showing the distributional effects of the overall proposal and various elements of the plan.