The Deductibility of State and Local Taxes: Impact Effects by State and Income Class
NBER Working Paper No. 1768 (Also Reprint No. r0711)
Issued in July 1986
NBER Program(s): PE
This paper provides careful estimates of the impact of removing the deductibility of state and local taxes by state andby income class. We show how deductibility affects marginal and average tax rates for both state and federal tax systems. One striking result is that combined federal income tax and state tax burdens would generally fall under the President's tax reform proposal, even for high income people in high tax states.
Commentary on this paper:
The Deductibility of State and Local Taxes: Impact Effects by State and Income Class, Daniel R. Feenberg, Harvey S. Rosen
- Feenberg, Daniel R. and Harvey S Rosen. "The Deductibility of State and Local Taxes: Impact Effects by State and Income Class," Growth and Change, Vol. 17, No. 2, (April 1986), pp. 11-31.
- Feenberg, Daniel R. and Harvey S. Rosen. "The Interaction of State and Federal Tax Systems: The Impact of State and Local Tax Deductibility." American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, (May 1986), pp. 126-131.
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