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Who Pays The Taxes in America?

Posted by Larry Doyle on September 14th, 2012 12:43 PM |

When politicians out there want to talk about “fairness in the tax code”, you may care to forward them the bar graph highlighted below.

With credit to the folks at Business Insider,

Here are the income taxes paid by the respective income percentiles. Note how little the bottom half pay (blue). Note how much more as a percentage of the whole the top 5% are paying.¬† (more…)

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