State and local governments depend on many different types of taxes, one of which is known as an excise tax. Like general sales taxes, excise taxes are paid on the purchase of an item. But unlike sales taxes, excise...
- Federal Individual Income Tax Burden by Major City Area, ...
Federal Individual Income Tax Burden by Major City Area, 2004
Key Findings A tax expenditure is a departure from the normal tax code that lowers a taxpayer’s burden, such as an exemption, a deduction, or a credit. The list of tax expenditures in a tax system depends heavily on what one considers...
Key Findings A marriage penalty or bonus is the change in a couple’s total tax bill as a result of getting married and thus filing their taxes jointly. Marriage bonuses typically occur when two individuals with disparate incomes marry...
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