At NPR’s Planet Money, Quoctrung Bui has put together an attractive and interesting data visualization on real income growth in the United States. As he describes it, there are two distinct eras for income growth since...
- Federal Capital Gains Tax Rates, 1988-2013
Federal Capital Gains Tax Rates, 1988-2013
Key Findings The average combined federal, state, and local top marginal tax rate on long-term capital gains in the United States is 28.6 percent – 6th highest in the OECD. This is more than 10 percentage points higher than the simple...
Key Findings Taxpayers reported $9.2 trillion of total income on their 2012 tax returns, a substantial increase from the previous year’s $8.4 trillion. 68 percent ($6.3 trillion) of total income reported on individual income tax returns...
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