Tax Policy Center

marriage bonus

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was not primarily a tax law but it certainly affects the federal taxes that same-sex couples pay. In...
March 25, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Our new Marriage Bonus and Penalty calculator , despite all its Valentine’s Day finery, ignores the new 0.9 percent Medicare payroll tax hike buried in...
February 15, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Love is blind, says the adage, and that can be a good thing when it comes to taxes. That’s because married couples often pay a...
February 13, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The federal income tax is not neutral when it comes to marriage. Get married and you and your spouse may pay less to Uncle Sam...
August 21, 2012Roberton C. Williams