2013 was a year of many changes to the U.S. tax code, and some of the most significant changes were targeted at raising taxes on high-income Americans. The fiscal cliff tax deal created a new 39.6 percent income tax...
- Top Quintile Now Pays 94% of Income Taxes
Top Quintile Now Pays 94% of Income Taxes
Key Findings Using the Tax Foundation’s Taxes and Growth (TAG) Model, this paper simulates both the economic benefits and budgetary costs of a cut in the corporate income tax rate from the current 35 percent to the OECD average corporate...
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...
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