Getting some outside help from Nate Silver

fivethirtyeight_postNate Silver, who blogs for the New York Times website at FiveThirtyEight.com, was recently dubbed “God of the Algorithm,” and probably got more out of November 6th than Barack Obama did in terms of career prospects, wrote this excellent post explaining how marginal tax rates work and what creates a tax bubble. For those who are struggling with the tax portion of the Fiscal Cliff conversation, or any part of tax policy, this helps a lot.

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