2 comments in reply to "JB on JeB–I’m not feelin’ the love re his tax plan"

  1. Jill SH says:

    “…lower-income people not having to pay income taxes is a bragging point for a tax plan.”

    Except don’t low-income people really pay next to nothing in income taxes anyway, do they?

    Oh, they do pay payroll/FICA taxes, but that’s out of the other pocket…


    • Jared Bernstein says:

      Right–the higher standard deduction will wipe out the income tax liabilities of those with relatively low liabilities already.


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