Inversions have been in the news consistently this summer as multiple companies have looked for legal paths away from the U.S. corporate tax system. Burger King became the latest corporation to add to the list after they...
- 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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