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Monday Map: Percentage of Federal Income Tax Revenue from Filers Making Over $200,000

By: Nick Kasprak

Today's Monday Map looks at the percentage of federal income taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. revenue from each state that is paid by filers with incomes over $200,000. Such filers make up a small percent of the population but pay a high percent of total tax revenue. Given that President Obama proposes to let the Bush tax cuts expire for single filers earning over this threshold (and for married filers earning over $250,000) this map gives an idea of the states that would be most affected.

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View previous Monday Maps here.