Marriage Tax

Republican members of Congress urged President Clinton to help them change income tax rules which they claim penalize married people. Reps.… read more

Republican members of Congress urged President Clinton to help them change income tax rules which they claim penalize married people. Reps. Weller and McIntosh asked the president to use his State of the Union address later this month to endorse legislation proposed by them to eliminate this tax rule. They said that 21 million married couples pay higher taxes than if they were single because filing joint returns pushes them into a higher tax bracket. After their prepared remarks, they took questions from the press. close

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Program ID:
98614-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 1998 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 1998 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 14, 1998 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 1998 | 8:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 1998 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
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