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T09-0260 - Replace ESI Excl. and Self-Emp. Health Insurance Deduction With Voucher to Purchase Private Insurance Impose Comprehensive VAT at Tax Exclusive Rate of 8.4% With $500 Individual Cash Subsidy Distribution of Federal Tax Change by Cash Income Level, 2009

2009 Distribution table for replacing the employer sponsored insurance deduction and self-employment health insurance deduction with a voucher to purchase private insurance. Individual voucher value depends on age and gender; the total voucher for each tax unit is the sum of each individual's voucher. Only individuals not on public insurance receive a voucher. The proposal imposes a revenue neutral comprehensive VAT at tax exclusive rate of 8.4% to finance the voucher and $500 individual cash subsidy. The VAT is distributed to labor earnings plus all capital.

May 11, 2009