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How Will the New Tax Law Affectt Homeowners in High Tax States? It Depends

Nicole Gorton, Gizem Kosar and Richard Peach ()

No 20180411, Liberty Street Economics from Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Abstract: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) introduces significant changes to the federal income tax code for individuals and businesses. Several provisions of the new tax law are particularly significant for the owner?occupied housing market. In this blog post, we compare the federal tax liability and the marginal after-tax cost of mortgage interest and property taxes under the old and new tax codes for a wide range of hypothetical recent home buyers in a high tax state. We find that impacts vary substantially along the income/home price distribution.

Keywords: tax reform; after-tax cost of homeownership (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R3 D1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-04-11
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