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

6 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2013  

Anne Alstott

Yale University - Law School

Date Written: January 17, 1995

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2367996

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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