Give Up A Benefit, Gain Jobs
Publication Date: July 2009
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Leonard E. Burman
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Health Insurance; Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; Economic Stimulus
Washington Post op-ed, July 9, 2009. Employer-paid health insurance is entirely tax-free ? a break that will cost the Treasury about $250 billion this year. Len Burman looks at tax-free health insurance provided by employers.