Tax Policy Center

An Alternative Offset for the AMT Patch

Individual Taxes: Alternative Minimum Tax

2007 Distribution of federal tax change by cash income level for a plan that extends the AMT patch as done by H.R. 3996 (allow personal nonrefundable credits against the AMT and increase the AMT exemption to $44,350 for single and head of household taxpayers and to $66,250 for married taxpayers) and offsets the cost by including dividends and capital gains above $50,000 ($100,000 for married filers) as an AMT preference item

November 4, 2007
Individual Taxes: Alternative Minimum Tax

2007 Distribution of federal tax change by cash income percentile for a plan that extends the AMT patch as done by H.R. 3996 (allow personal nonrefundable credits against the AMT and increase the AMT exemption to $44,350 for single and head of household taxpayers and to $66,250 for married taxpayers) and offsets the cost by including dividends and capital gains above $50,000 ($100,000 for married filers) as an AMT preference item

November 4, 2007
Individual Taxes

2007 Distribution of federal tax change by cash income level for a plan that includes dividends and capital gains above $50,000 ($100,000 for married filers) as an AMT preference item against a baseline of current law plus the AMT patch as proposed in H.R. 3996 (allow personal nonrefundable credits against the AMT and increase the AMT exemption to $44,350 for single and head of household taxpayers and to $66,250 for married taxpayers)

November 4, 2007
Individual Taxes: Alternative Minimum Tax

2007 Distribution of federal tax change by cash income percentile for a plan that includes dividends and capital gains above $50,000 ($100,000 for married filers) as an AMT preference item against a baseline of current law plus the AMT patch as proposed in H.R. 3996 (allow personal nonrefundable credits against the AMT and increase the AMT exemption to $44,350 for single and head of household taxpayers and to $66,250 for married taxpayers)

November 4, 2007
Individual Taxes: Alternative Minimum Tax

2007 Number of tax units affected by the AMT, number with qualified dividends and capital gains in excess of $50,000 ($100,000 for married filers), and number of tax units with a tax increase resulting from a plan to include dividends and capital gains in excess of $50,000/$100,000 as an AMT preference item against a current law baseline with an AMT patch as proposed in H.R. 3996

November 4, 2007