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Head of household, two dependents under 17, two dependents 17 or older, no charitable contribution

Income $45,000

Dependents under 17 - 2

Dependents 17 or older - 2

Standard deduction 6,650

Personal exemption 14,500

Charitable contribution 0

Tax using current tax law Tax under Bush proposal

Taxable income $23,850 Taxable income $23,850

Child tax credit 1,000 Child tax credit 2,000

Total taxes 2,578 Total taxes 1,078

Tax cut under Bush proposal $1,500

Rate cut - $500

Increased child credit - $1,000

Percentage tax cut 58.18

Increase in family income 3.33%


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Source: D. Brock Griffiths, tax specialist with Ernst & Young