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Alleviating Marriage Penalties in the Income Tax and the Earned Income Tax Credit


Anne Alstott


Yale University - Law School

January 17, 1995

Tax Notes, Vol. 66, 1343, 1995

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This testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means explains why it is difficult to eliminate marriage penalties in the EITC. The testimony discusses policy options including a two-earner deduction or credit.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: earned income tax credit, EITC, marriage, marriage penalty

JEL Classification: H2, H24

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Date posted: December 16, 2013  

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Alstott, Anne, Alleviating Marriage Penalties in the Income Tax and the Earned Income Tax Credit (January 17, 1995). Tax Notes, Vol. 66, 1343, 1995. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2367996

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Anne L. Alstott (Contact Author)
Yale University - Law School ( email )
P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.law.yale.edu/faculty/AAlstott.htm

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