Labor Day was created in the 1880s to celebrate “the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” Yet, in addition to contributing to the United States economy, workers...
- 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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