Alleviating Marriage Penalties in the Income Tax and the Earned Income Tax Credit
6 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Date Written: January 17, 1995
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.
Keywords: earned income tax credit, EITC, marriage, marriage penalty
JEL Classification: H2, H24
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