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Tax credits for dependent children and for child-care expenses were increased. Contribution limits for various tax-favored savings vehicles were increased, and a deduction for higher-education expenses was introduced. The exemption levels for the estate and gift taxes were set to increase over time, and their tax rates were set to slowly decline until 2010, when the estate tax would be eliminated altogether. Each of the provisions above was to be phased in gradually over time spans ranging up to ten years.
The benefits of personal exemptions are currently phased out for upper-income taxpayers, but the phase-out provision is scheduled to be eliminated between 2006 and 2010. Rate Structure Once you’ve gone through all the hoops to get to taxable income, the next step of calculating tax liability (before tax credits) is usually pretty straightforward. Tax software calculates it automatically. People who don’t use software look up how much they owe based on a table in the back of the instruction booklet.
Even at those rates, tiny in comparison to today’s, opponents were outraged. ”5 Many of today’s most important deductions and exclusions were already there in 1913, including the deductions for home mortgage interest, the deduction for tax payments to state and local governments, and the exclusion of interest on state and local bonds. 6 Perhaps the biggest difference between the 1913 income tax and today’s was that personal exemptions were so large relative to typical incomes of the day that only those with extremely high incomes had to pay any income tax at all.