What group pays the most income taxes?

Answer In the United States, a small group of taxpayers pays two-fifths of all income taxes. According to the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan educational organization, the top 1 percent of wage earners pai... Read More »

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Who pays the most&least in income taxes?

According to the Tax Policy Center, some 65.6 million Americans (43.4 percent of the total working population) paid no taxes or had the federal government owe them money in 2009. Those in the top o... Read More »

Who pays the most income taxes in America?

A very small portion of the United States population pays the most in Federal income taxes. The top 1 percent of the American population, with annual incomes of more than $400,000, pays nearly 40 p... Read More »

What income bracket pays federal income taxes?

All income brackets have people who have federal tax obligations, however, the amount of people who owe any taxes drops precipitously as income levels falls. According to the Tax Policy Center, onl... Read More »

The Average Citizen Pays What Percentage of Their Income on Taxes?

Federal and local governments generate revenue from a variety of taxes and fees, but most citizens are familiar with income taxes. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reported in April 2011 ... Read More »