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TPC Calculators

TPC’s calculators let you see how current tax policy affects real families and how various policy changes would affect the taxes we pay.



Net Income Change Calculator - See how taxes and transfers affect low-income families with the Urban Institute's Net Income Change Calculator.

Marriage Penalty 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


ACA Calculator - See how large a penalty tax the ACA will impose on people who don't get health insurance. NEW!