Research Report Income Tax Brackets Since 1985
Leonard E. Burman, Deborah Kobes
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Before enactment of the Tax Reform Act on 1986, the individual tax code included 25 marginal tax rates. No more than 10 percent of tax filers were in a single bracket and eight brackets included less than 1 percentage of filers. Read this article to learn more about the history of Income Tax Brackets.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes Federal budget and economy Campaigns, proposals, and reforms Federal tax issues and reform proposals