6-1

 

Annual Social Security benefits and earnings replacement rates, for workers who retire at age 65, scheduled for 2010,

 

108

6-2

 

Social Security benefits as a percentage of total income, for families and individuals aged 65+, by quintile of total income, 2006,

 

109

6-3

 

Social Security scheduled spending and tax revenues as a percentage of GDP,

 

111

6-4

 

Cumulative Social Security revenue less spending under current-law tax rates and scheduled benefits,

 

111

6-5

 

Monthly Social Security benefits for workers who retire at age 65 under current law and under option 1 (in 2009 dollars),

 

117

6-6

 

Social Security benefits as a percentage of past earnings for new retirees at age 65 under current law and under Option 1,

 

117

6-7

 

Monthly Social Security benefits for workers who retire at age 65 under current law and under Option 2 (in 2009 dollars),

 

120

6-8

 

Social Security benefits as a percentage of past earnings for new retirees at age 65 under current law and under Option 2,

 

120

6-9

 

Annual Social Security payroll tax projected for 2010 and for 2050 under current law and under Option 2 (in 2009 dollars),

 

120

6-10

 

Monthly Social Security benefits for workers who retire at age 65 under current law and under Option 3 (in 2009 dollars),

 

122

6-11

 

Social Security benefits as a percentage of past earnings for new retirees at age 65 under current law and under Option 3,

 

122

6-12

 

Annual Social Security payroll tax projected for 2010 and for 2050 under current law and under Option 3 (in 2009 dollars),

 

122

6-13

 

Annual Social Security payroll tax projected for 2010 and for 2050 under current law and under Option 4 (in 2009 dollars),

 

124

7-1

 

Defense and other domestic spending as a percentage of GDP, 1962-2008,

 

132

7-2

 

Defense and other domestic spending as a share of GDP in 2019 under four options,

 

134

8-1

 

Federal government revenues as a share of GDP,

 

144

8-2

 

Tax revenues as a share of GDP,

 

151

8-3

 

Top corporate tax rates in the United States and 30 OECD countries,

 

152

8-4

 

Current tax structure: top personal income tax rates for the committee’s four scenarios,

 

157

8-5

 

Personal income tax rates for the first and second brackets under a simplified tax structure for the committee’s four scenarios,

 

161

8-6

 

Distribution of the percentage share of combined federal taxes by relative income in 2050 for the committee’s four scenarios,

 

163



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