Technical Paper Distributional Impact of Repealing the Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans
Gordon B. Mermin, Eric Toder
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TPC has estimated the distributional impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac tax” in 2018 and 2025. While the average tax cut increases with income throughout the distribution, the middle and fourth income quintiles receive the largest share of the tax benefit compared with their shares of after-tax income.
Research Areas Health and health care Taxes and budgets
Tags Health insurance Individual taxes Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center