Frequently Asked Questions

Q: None of the default scenarios is like my situation. How do I see how I would fare under the proposal?
A: In the “Select a Scenario” section, choose “Create Your Own Scenario” and enter your own demographic and income information.

Q: I chose “Create Your Own Scenario” but cannot calculate my taxes. What am I doing wrong?
A: The “Calculate Tax Now” button only appears at the bottom of the page after you have entered all of demographic information. Make sure you have made a selection for marital status, age, and in college.

Q: Where do the income levels come from for the default scenarios?
A: The income levels, low, medium, high, very high, and highest correspond to the 20th, 40th, 80th, 90th, and 99.9th percentile for the relevant demographic group.