Tag Archives: Payroll tax

Broad-Based Tax Increases Are Rare

Zach Goldfarb has a story today that points out how rare broad-based tax increases are. I posted earlier about the history of individual income tax changes at the federal level – here is a similar chart that I made that includes payroll … Continue reading

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The Growing Burden of Payroll Taxes

Here’s a column on reforming the payroll tax that I wrote in NYTimes Economix today: Payroll taxes and corporate income taxes accounted for an equal share of federal tax revenue in 1969. By 2009, payroll taxes generated more than six times as much … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the California/SF Tax Related Propositions for Tuesday

San Francisco – Proposition E: replaces SF payroll tax, which is based on the number of employees, to a gross receipts tax Favor: the payroll tax makes hiring people more expensive (since employers have to pay more taxes for every new … Continue reading

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