Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has proposed a change in the top capital gains tax rates. Under current law, such capital gains have a two-tiered structure: short-term gains face a top rate of 43.4...
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Tax Policy Podcast: Will McBride on the Threat of 'Taxmageddon'
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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...
Individual income taxes are a major source of state government revenue, accounting for 35 percent of state tax collections. Their prominence in public policy considerations is further enhanced by the fact that individuals are directly responsible...
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