So You Think Taxes Are Bad Now?

By Admin, March 23, 2013


Think taxes are bad now? In 2009, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Americans forked over an average of 9.2% of their income to Uncle Sam in the form of federal, state and local taxes. In 1945, Americans paid anywhere from an average of 24% (for those in the lowest tax bracket) to a whopping 94% (those in the highest). This infographic gives us a historical perspective of tax levels.


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