A new paper by French economists Emmanual Saez and Gabriel Zucman discusses a new technique for using tax returns to estimate top wealth shares. They find that wealth inequality has been increasing such that the top 1...
- Graph: Tax Burden of Top 1% Now Exceeds That of Bottom 95%
Graph: Tax Burden of Top 1% Now Exceeds That of Bottom 95%
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For an analysis of the most recent IRS data on who pays how much federal individual income tax, see Tax Foundation Fiscal Fact No. 183, at http://www.taxfoundation.org/legacy/show/250.html.
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