Thanks for the overview, and details. Small item but big for readers' quick(er) comprehension!

"bringing the programs into balance over the 75-year horizon would require increasing payroll taxes by 3.85 [[percent*age points* on top of the current 15.3% (half of which is paid by employers) — a 25 percent increase. (This is assuming there are no other, more specifically targeted revenue increases, such as removing the contribution cap on high earners.)"]]


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Thanks Steve! I was thinking percent of taxable payroll, but clarified this with an edit.

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