Friday, November 30, 2012

How The Tax Burden Has Shifted In US

This article ought to be required reading for every adult in America.  A large share of our income is taxed away by government, but most American's know very little about who pays the taxes, and how that has changed over time.  In fact, the situation is even worse, because many American's are misinformed about taxes.  Its hard to imagine a more important issue in any society, and it is not part of what we teach in our civic classes.  Even college graduates no little about such an important subject.  In any case, most of what everyone needs to know is contained in the graphs provided in this article.

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