How much will you pay in taxes after the election?


How much would you pay in taxes should either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton become president?

The question is, of course, not so simple. Either one would need cooperation from Congress to enact his or her plan, so reality may vary considerably from current campaign promises. However, I came across this nifty calculator, supplied by the non-partisan Tax Foundation, a Washington-based research group.

Just plug in your numbers and see what, if anything, changes.

You can find the calculator here:

Taxes are, of course, just one issue in the current campaign. But this might bring a little clarity to some confusing political rhetoric on that subject.

Categories: Washington

About the Author

Jay Evensen

Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist for the Deseret News. He has 32 years of journalism experience covering politics and a variety of other assignments at news organizations ranging from United Press International in New York City to the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Deseret News, where he has worked since 1986. During that time, he has won numerous local, regional and national awards. Most recently, he was given the Cameron Duncan Media Award, given annually in Washington, D.C., by the advocacy group RESULTS, to the journalist judged to have done the most to further the cause of the world's poorest people.

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