__Description of Proposed Provision__:

E2.12: Eliminate the taxable maximum in years 2029 and later. Phase in elimination by taxing all earnings above the current-law taxable maximum at: 1.24 percent in 2020, 2.48 percent in 2021, and so on, up to 12.40 percent in 2029. Provide benefit credit for earnings above the current-law taxable maximum. Create a new bend point at the current-law taxable maximum with a 3 percent formula factor applying above the new bend point.

*Estimates based on the intermediate assumptions
of the 2017 Trustees Report*

Summary Measures | |||||||
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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 |
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-2.83 | -4.48 | 1.92 | 2.15 | 68% | 48% |