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Description of Proposed Provision:
E2.11: Eliminate the taxable maximum in years 2023 and later. Phase in elimination by taxing all earnings above the current-law taxable maximum at: 2.48 percent in 2019, 4.96 percent in 2020, and so on, up to 12.40 percent in 2023. Provide benefit credit for earnings above the current-law taxable maximum that are subject to the payroll tax, using a secondary PIA formula. This secondary PIA formula involves: (1) an "AIME+" derived from annual earnings from each year after 2017 that were in excess of that year's current-law taxable maximum; and (2) a formula factor of 5 percent on this newly computed "AIME+".

Estimates based on the intermediate assumptions of the 2017 Trustees Report

Summary Measures
Current law
[percent of payroll]
Change from current law
[percent of payroll]
Shortfall eliminated
Long-range
actuarial
balance
Annual
balance in
75th year
Long-range
actuarial
balance
Annual
balance in
75th year
Long-range
actuarial
balance
Annual
balance in
75th year
-2.83 -4.48 2.09 2.16 74% 48%


graph of OASDI cost rates and income rates by year, under
                 current law and provision. click on graph to view underlying
                 data. graph of OASDI trust fund ratio by year, under current law
                 and provision. click on graph to view underlying data.
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