Brief How Federal Income Tax Rates Work
Tax Debate 2017
Richard C. Auxier
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This year, Congress will consider what may be the biggest tax bill in decades. This is one of a series of briefs the Tax Policy Center has prepared to help people follow the debate. Each focuses on a key tax policy issue that Congress and the Trump administration may address. This brief walks through the current federal income tax rate structure, its history, and some proposed changes.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center