Tax systems initially built to protect women and low-income spouses can actually incentivize women to exit the workforce, or devalue their labor. This can be seen in Japan, where a spousal deduction leads to a phenomenon...
- Chart: Effects of Marriage on Income and Payroll Tax Liab...
Chart: Effects of Marriage on Income and Payroll Tax Liability
(For a full explanation of this chart, see Tax Foundation Fiscal Fact No. 352: Effects of Marriage on Tax Burden Vary Greatly with Income Level, Equality.)
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Erratum: This chart, when originally published, was accidentally reversed horizontally while processing the image. We've corrected the error.
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