Ezra Klein from Vox features economist Austan Goolsbee, and cites his Hamilton Project paper as he discusses a simpler option for filing taxes.
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The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell takes a closer look at how the current tax system impacts married low- and middle-income working families, creating what is often called "marriage penalties." Rampell cites findings from a Hamilton Project paper by Melissa S. Kearney, Giving Secondary Earners a Tax Break.
Washington Post's Catherine Rampell discusses the higher tax burden for working families known as the "marriage penalty," and looks at Hamilton Project paper by Melissa Kearney and Lesley Turner proposing a secondary-earner tax deduction for affected low-and middle-income families.
If now is not the moment to rebuild, when is? Advisory Council member Larry Summers asks this question in his new op-ed for The Boston Globe, and proposes investing in U.S. infrastructure as a way to address our major economic objectives.
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