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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:22 PM

5. I like this idea in the "Atlantic"

replace it with a doubled "Make Work Pay" (remember that one?) tax credit.

The chart in this article does a great job of showing how the payroll tax has a higher negative impact on the immediate fortunes of lower income workers - and while the promise of SS is comforting, it doesn't mean much if you can't pay your rent or put food on the table. Yes - the payroll tax is important for SS, but it is poorly designed.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/12/the-most-important-thing-missing-from-the-proposed-fiscal-cliff-deal/266737/

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