From Visualizing Economics, we see this spectacular depiction of the top Marginal Tax Rates in the U.S., from 1916-2010, for Personal Income, Corporate, and Capital Gains tax rates:
Signs of the economic times: Tax pro’s are running 4.8% ahead of last year’s marks, while do-it-yourself’ers are…
You’re right. The middle-class has been picking up more of the tab for federal spending since the late 1980’s, and the rich have been paying progressively less. Above-average burdens, for instance, appear thick and red and below-average thin and blue.
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