President Obama recently gave a lengthy speech on inequality, poverty, and what to do about it. He claimed inequality is increasing, which is debatable, and then offered a few populist ways to reduce it, such as raising...
- Chart: Effects of Marriage on Income and Payroll Tax Liability
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.
Lawmakers are currently looking to reform the United States’ corporate tax code, mainly focusing on the high corporate income tax rate. At a combined federal and state rate of 39.1 percent, it is the highest rate in the...
This study provides an in-depth discussion of the distribution of U.S. tax and spending policies across various subgroups of the population, mainly income groups, from 2000-2012. The study finds that in calendar year 2012, governments at all...
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