Social Security Payroll Tax Cuts are Poor Economics, Poor Policy, and Poor Politics

As Americans face a growing retirement income crisis, expanding and protecting Social Security has become especially vital.  Economic stimulus proposals that include cuts to the payroll tax threaten the dedicated revenue that allows Social Security to work fairly and reliably for Americans who face economic insecurity due to death, disability, and old age.  This fact sheet explains why any cut to Social Security’s dedicated revenue source is a poor economic and political choice.

Social Security Payroll Tax Cuts are Poor Economics, Poor Policy, and Poor Politics