Brief Give Up A Benefit, Gain Jobs
Leonard E. Burman
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Washington Post op-ed, July 9, 2009. Employer-paid health insurance is entirely tax-free a break that will cost the Treasury about $250 billion this year. Len Burman looks at tax-free health insurance provided by employers.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Health insurance Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center