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SSASIM input table TAXEARN

Contains several parameters that influence, in the macro model CBA mode, the size of aggregate OASDI covered earnings relative to aggregate total earnings, the size of aggregate OASDI taxable earnings relative to aggregate OASDI covered earnings, and the nature of the algorithm that dis-aggregates aggregate OASDI taxable earnings into age and gender cells.

Parent table is: RUN

There are no child tables.

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SSASIM:   TAXEARN . id
Identifies set of OASDI taxable earnings parameters, so id value should be unique for each group of rows that has a collection of cal_year values (see below).

Valid values: 1 to 999999999 (nine digits), Integer

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . notes
Describes specification of table row in free-form note.

Valid values: any ASCII text (Note: do not copy and paste from a word processor because of the possibility of embedded non-ASCII characters.)

Source code: notes are not read by the model

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . cal_year
Identifies calendar year during which the OASDI taxable earnings parameters specified on this table row are in effect. Calendar years for which no row exists have their parameter values calculated by linear interpolation between the closest prior year and closest subsequent year for which table rows have been specified for this id. Values for years following the last specified year are taken to be equal to parameter's value in the last specified year.

Valid values: RUN.year_zero to (RUN.year_zero+RUN.num_years), Integer

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . ws_ca_f
Specifies covered-earnings-to-all-earnings fraction (or ratio) for aggregate wage and salary income in the calendar year (see cal_year above) specified on this table row.

Valid values: 0.0 to 1.0, Real

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . sei_ca_f
Specifies covered-earnings-to-all-earnings fraction (or ratio) for aggregate self-employment income in the calendar year (see cal_year above) specified on this table row.

Valid values: 0.0 to 1.0, Real

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . ws_tc_f
Specifies taxable-earnings-to-covered-earnings fraction (or ratio) for aggregate wage and salary income in the calendar year (see cal_year above) specified on this table row. Use the MTE.ws_tc_del parameter to change the baseline values specified by this ws_tc_f parameter.

Valid values: 0.0 to 1.0, Real

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . sei_tc_f
Specifies taxable-earnings-to-covered-earnings fraction (or ratio) for aggregate self-employment income in the calendar year (see cal_year above) specified on this table row. Use the MTE.sei_tc_del parameter to change the baseline values specified by this sei_tc_f parameter.

Valid values: 0.0 to 1.0, Real

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . te_elast_0
Specifies first of two parameters used in algorithm that dis-aggregates aggregate taxable earnings into total amounts for each age and gender cell of the employed population in way that ensures that the employment-weighted mean of average taxable earnings by age-gender cell is always equal to the economy-wide taxable earnings per employed person.

Valid values: -9999.0 to +9999.0, Real [must specify same value on all rows with same id value]

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp (see the disaggregate_taxable_earnings function for algorithm details)

SSASIM:   TAXEARN . te_elast_1
Specifies second of two parameters used in algorithm that dis-aggregates aggregate taxable earnings into total amounts for each age and gender cell of the employed population in way that ensures that the employment-weighted mean of average taxable earnings by age-gender cell is always equal to the economy-wide taxable earnings per employed person.

Valid values: -9999.0 to +9999.0, Real [must specify same value on all rows with same id value]

Source code: tax.h and tax.cpp (see the disaggregate_taxable_earnings function for algorithm details)