2009, 50% Of The Tax Payers In America Pay Less Than 3% Of All Federal Taxes Collected. Now Tell Me, Who's Paying Their 'Fair Share'?
zbacku 2012/05/18 18:00:41
Who Pays Income Taxes and How Much?
Tax Year 2009
Percentiles Ranked by AGI
AGI Threshold on Percentiles
Percentage of Federal Personal Income Tax Paid
Top 1% $343,927 36.73
Top 5% $154,643 58.66
Top 10% $112,124 70.47
Top 25% $66,193 87.30
Top 50% $32,396 97.75
Bottom 50% <$32,396 2.25
Note: AGI is Adjusted Gross Income
Source: Internal Revenue Service
In case this gets all scrambled while posting.
That's 50% of Tax Payers pay 97.25% of ALL Federal Taxes. That's 97.25%
The BOTTOM 50% of ALL Tax Payers pay, now get this, I know it's hard to grasp, but the bottom 50% pay ......................2.25% That's under 3% of ALL Federal Tax collected.
Now tell me who is paying their fair share again?????
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