Definitions for bracket creep
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the movement of a wage earner into a higher federal income-tax bracket as a result of wage increases intended to help offset inflation.
Increased taxation that arises when an inflation adjustment to a wage or salary pushes a taxpayer into a higher tax bracket (or, in a progressive taxation regime, further into a bracket).
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