At NPR’s Planet Money, Quoctrung Bui has put together an attractive and interesting data visualization on real income growth in the United States. As he describes it, there are two distinct eras for income growth since...
- Number of Paying and Non-Paying Tax Returns by Type of Re...
Number of Paying and Non-Paying Tax Returns by Type of Return, 2005
June 02, 2008
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...
Key Findings The average combined federal, state, and local top marginal tax rate on long-term capital gains in the United States is 28.6 percent – 6th highest in the OECD. This is more than 10 percentage points higher than the simple...
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