Materials referenced in the podcast
The Revenue Act of 1948 and the movement toward income splitting. Georgetown University Library.
Kasprak, N. Joint filing in the tax code. The Tax Foundation. 26 June 2013.
Love, marriage and filing jointly: How the status came to be. H&R Block. 9 February 2016.
McFadden, R. Edith Windsor, whose same-sex marriage fight led to landmark ruling, dies at 88. The New York Times. 12 September 2017.
Historial U.S. federal income tax rates & brackets, 1862-2021. The Tax Foundation.
Knueven, L. The average wedding cost $19,000 in 2020, about $10,000 less than the year before. BusinessInsider. 3 June 2021.
Barroso, A and A. Brown. Gender pay gap in U.S. held steady in 2020. Pew Research Center. 25 May 2021.
Kochar, R. and J. Bennett. Despite the pandemic, wage growth held firm for most U.S. workers, with little effect on inequality. Pew Research Center. 7 September 2021.
Iacurci, G. Same-sex couples in certain states may get a tax break from Democrats' $1.75 trillion social plan. CNBC. 16 November 2021.
Howard, K. Marriage penalty: Matrimony, tax & inequality. National Law Review. 6 September 2016.
Steuerle, E.C. Biden's expanded EITC adds significant marriage penalties. Tax Policy Center. 3 August 2021.
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