Tax Policy Center

marriage bonus

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A key feature of President Biden’s effort to expand government support for low-income families is its increase in the earned income tax credit (EITC) for...
August 3, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Depressed that you won’t be dining out in a romantic restaurant with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? The Tax Policy Center has a prescription...
February 11, 2021Chenxi LuJanet Holtzblatt
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Does Valentine’s Day make you think about marriage? If you need one more reason to take that step, consider that Uncle Sam may already have...
February 14, 2020Frank Sammartino
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Before you ask your beloved to marry you tonight, you might want to check out the Tax Policy Center’s...
February 14, 2019Philip Stallworth
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Just in time for wedding season, the Tax Policy Center has released an updated version of our Marriage Bonus and Penalty Calculator . The calculator...
April 26, 2018Daniel Berger
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Just in time for this year’s tax filing season (but a bit late for St. Valentine’s Day), the Tax Policy Center has updated its marriage...
February 21, 2014Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last week’s IRS ruling on same-sex marriages received a lot of attention. Going forward, a same-sex married couple must file federal income tax returns as...
September 5, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It’s been less than two months since the Supreme Court ruled part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and the fallout has only...
August 15, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Same-sex couples are cheering the Supreme Court’s striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), but the tax consequences are more of a mixed bag...
June 26, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The annual income tax season is no fun for any of us but it can be a lot worse for same-sex couples in California, Nevada,...
March 26, 2013Roberton C. Williams