The Top 0.01% and Top 1%

The Top 0.01% and Top 1%’s Income Share: 2008

November 11, 2012

This one of the graphics that I presented recently at The Big Picture conference here in New York City. It is from a project I am currently working on called An Illustrated Guide to Income in the United States. Source

Taxable Income and Taxes Paid: 1950-2006

Taxable Income and Taxes Paid: 1950-2006

November 4, 2012

A large part of personal income is not considered “taxable” income by the IRS. In the graph personal income (as calculated by the Bureau of Economic Analysis) is around 80% of GDP. This includes all employee compensation + after tax business income + rent + interest + other income but no capital gains. Source