Tax Facts Column
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TPC’s calculators let you see how current tax policy affects real families and how various policy changes would affect the taxes we pay.
Tax Calculator - Compare how much taxpayers would pay in 2013 under the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) and under alternative tax policies related to the fiscal cliff.
Payroll Tax Calculator 2013 - See how much more workers will owe in payroll taxes in 2013 compared with 2012.
Net Income Change Calculator - See how taxes and transfers affect low-income families with the Urban Institute's Net Income Change Calculator.
Marriage Bonus and Penalty Tax Calculator - See whether couples pay a "marriage penalty" or get a "marriage bonus" if they marry rather than remain single. NEW!
ACA Calculator - See how large a penalty tax the ACA will impose on people who don't get health insurance. NEW!