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Recent Work

  • Downloadable Tax Expenditure Datasets

    Pew's Subsidyscope project presented the first-of-its-kind database of federal income tax expenditure estimates from the Department of the Treasury and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) The database allowed users to easily view specific estimates from Treasury and JCT and make side-by-side comparisons. Read More

  • Tax Expenditure Database

    Pew's Tax Expenditure Database helped policy makers, journalists, researchers and the public better understand the role that tax expenditures play in the nation's budget and economy. Note: Pew's Tax Expenditure Database is no longer active. Downloadable files containing the underlying datasets can be found here. Read More

  • Energy Subsidies Paper

    Over the period from 2005 through 2009, the U.S. government spent $96.3 billion on about 60 different subsidies that were directed at increasing energy production, subsidizing energy consumption, or increasing energy efficiency. Read More

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