Give Up A Benefit, Gain Jobs

Publication Date: July 2009

Publisher: Tax Policy Center

Author(s): Leonard E. Burman

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Health Insurance; Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; Economic Stimulus

Type: Report


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.