Economic Recovery Tax Act

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Economic Recovery Tax Act

United States legislation, passed in 1981 and signed by President Ronald Reagan that cut marginal tax rates significantly. For example, it cut the top tax rate from 70% to 50% over three years and the bottom rate from 14% to 11%. The Act was intended to stimulate economic growth by putting more money in people's pockets; this concept is a key component of what became known as Reaganomics. Government revenue declined by nearly 3% of GDP as a result of the Act. It is also called the Kemp-Roth tax cut after its two principal sponsors in Congress.
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The ACRS, when placed in the tax code by the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, had been considered the cornerstone of efforts to revitalize American industry and a spur to economic growth; it was designed to encourage business investment by shortening the period over which equipment and property could be fully depreciated.
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Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, General Explanation of the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, at 119-20 (1981).
This "bracket creep" is scheduled to be eliminated in 1985; the economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 provides for indexation of the individual income tax--automatic increases in personal exemptions and tax brackets in proportion to increases in a price index.
The research tax credit was added to the Code as part of the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, and the House version of that bill would have imposed a "significance" requirement in defining "qualified research.
The Economic Recovery tax Act of 1981 (ERTA) reduced tax liabilities significantly in 1982.
Since the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 (ERTA), there has been some uncertainty as to the proper period over which to recover the costs of tenant improvements when the term of the lease is shorter than the property's useful life or recovery period.
First, the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 reduced the highest individual tax rate from 70% to 50%, while retaining a 46% top corporate tax rate.
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However, beginning with the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 and continuing throughout the Tax Reform Act of 1986, depreciation has been based, not on useful life, but on a mandated statutory schedule.

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