Tax and budget policies are the most fundamental reflection of government’s priorities and values. Where money comes from—who gets taxed and at what levels—determines the extent to which government is able to meet public needs. Where money goes—the choices it makes about investment in education, healthcare, infrastructure, and other public goods—determines whether government promotes opportunity and prosperity and for whom.
In the US and globally, our work seeks to increase the extent to which tax and budget policies reflect public priorities and solve the problems that matter to people. This includes support for communications, education, and coalition building to make public, civil society, and independent fiscal analysis and oversight mechanisms more effective. We pay particularly close attention to the case for developing a global framework to make multinational taxation fairer and more open, supporting research, learning, and specific proposals and campaigns in the field of global tax reform.