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Social Security Rules and Marginal Tax Rates

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  • Feldstein, Martin
  • Samwick, Andrew A.

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Shows how current social security benefit rules have created a variety of social security net marginal tax rates that differ by age, sex, marital status and income in ways that reduse the equity and efficiency of the social security program.

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  • Feldstein, Martin & Samwick, Andrew A., 1992. "Social Security Rules and Marginal Tax Rates," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 45(1), pages 1-22, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:45:y:1992:i:1:p:1-22
    DOI: 10.1086/NTJ41788943
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