The Tax System Should Stop Penalizing the Working Elderly


Publication Date: July 1989

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Stephen Moore

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Taxes

Type: Report


For most elderly Americans, retirement is - as it should be - a matter of free choice. But for at least hundreds of thousands of others, retirement is virtually required by a perverse set of taxes that punishes them for working.