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Do taxpayers bunch at kink points?

Emmanuel Saez

Do taxpayers bunch at kink points?

by Emmanuel Saez

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income tax -- United States -- Rates and tables -- Mathematical models.,
  • Income distribution -- United States -- Mathematical models.,
  • Cluster set theory.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmmanuel Saez.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7366, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7366.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 7366, HJ4652 .W654 no. 7366
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22394014M

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VoL. 2 No. 3 SAEz: do TAxPAyErS BUNCh AT kINk PoINTS. The present paper therefore has two goals. First, we investigate thoroughly whether there is evidence of bunching at the kink points of the US federal income tax—and in particular at the large kink points created by the EITC.

Second, we develop anFile Size: 1MB. Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points. Emmanuel Saez University of California at Berkeley and NBER J Abstract This paper uses individual tax returns micro data from to to analyze whether taxpayers bunch at the kink points of the U.S.

income tax schedule generated by jumps in marginal tax Size: KB. Downloadable. This paper uses tax return data to analyze bunching at the kink points of the US income tax schedule. We estimate the compensated elasticity of reported income with respect to (one minus) the marginal tax rate using bunching evidence.

We find clear evidence of bunching around the first kink point of the Earned Income Tax Credit but concentrated solely among the self-employed. Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points.

by Emmanuel Saez. Published in volume 2, issue 3, pages of American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, AugustAbstract: This paper uses tax return data to analyze bunching at the kink points of the US income tax schedule.

We estimate the compensated e. This paper investigates whether taxpayers bunch at the kink points of the US income tax schedule (i.e. where marginal rates jump) using tax returns data. Clear evidence of bunching is found only at the first kink point (where marginal rates jump from 0 to 15%).

Evidence for other kink points is weak or null. Get this from a library. Do taxpayers bunch at kink points?. [Emmanuel Saez; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper investigates whether taxpayers bunch at the kink points of the US income tax schedule (i.e.

where marginal rates jump) using tax returns data. Clear evidence of bunching is found. Downloadable. This paper investigates whether taxpayers bunch at the kink points of the US income tax schedule (i.e.

where marginal rates jump) using tax returns data. Clear evidence of bunching is found only at the first kink point (where marginal rates jump from 0 to 15%).

Evidence for other kink points is weak or null. Evidence of bunching is stronger for itemizers than for non-itemizers. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Download Citation | Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points. | This paper uses tax return data to analyze bunching at the kink points of the US income tax schedule. We estimate the compensated Author: Emmanuel Saez. The Making Work Pay Tax Credit reduced the payroll tax by percentage points up to $6, ($12, for couples) of earnings in and I test for bunching at this kink.

Inpayroll taxes were reduced by 2 percentage points, changing the incentives to bunch at the taxable earnings maximum.

Saiz “Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?” -- Basic prediction of kinked budget constraint model is that we should see people bunched at the convex kinks. (And we should see a gap in the distribution at nonconvex kinks.) -- Some papers have examined particular applications (social security earningsFile Size: KB.

Do Payroll Taxes in the United States Create Bunching at Kink Points. Abstract Much of the literature on labor supply responsiveness to taxes studies the effects of payroll and income taxes together, usually using income tax changes to identify effects. There is less research on how individuals respond to payroll taxes specifically.

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By Emmanuel Saez. Feedback. Feedback to SSRN. Feedback (required) Email (required) Submit If you need immediate assistance, call SSRNHelp ( ) in the United States, or +1 outside of the Cited by:   Emmanuel Saez (), ‘Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?’, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2 (3), August, – Michael Carlos Best, Anne Brockmeyer, Henrik Jacobsen Kleven, Johannes Spinnewijn and Mazhar Waseem (), ‘Production versus Revenue Efficiency with Limited Tax Capacity: Theory and Evidence from Pakistan Author: Dhammika Dharmapala.

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39 / 42. NBER Working Paper No web Prescott E Nobel Lecture The from ECON b at University of California, Berkeley.‘Tax evasion and avoidance are nowadays headline news and combating them plays a central role in tax design. Dhammika Dharmapala has done an outstanding job in bringing together the key economics literature on these topics, going back nearly 50 years.

Major contributions from the seminal theory of the early s to recent large-scale empirical analyses are included, with much in between.Saez Emmanuel, “Do Taxpayers Bunch at Kink Points?” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Meyer, Bruce and Rosenbaum, Dan “Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, (August ):