From Margaret MacMillan’s The War That Ended Peace (p. 228), on the state of the crumbling, top-heavy Austrian Empire near the turn of the 20th century...
- Record High Progressivity of Federal Income Taxes
Record High Progressivity of Federal Income Taxes
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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