A Chart of the Tax Deal

From the White House, no less:

Here’s a chart found on The American depicting the proportion of taxes the top earners in the US pay, barring any fancy accounting using C-corporations, I assume. Hat tip to Roark:

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  • Roark

    Just wondering…could you please post a chart which shows the percentage of taxes paid by the top 1%, the top 5% and top 10%. Why does a socialist useful idiot have a blog called Business Pundit?

  • Drea

    Roark: I’m not sure what a “socialist useful idiot” is, but I do like the idea of also posting a chart illustrating the proportion of taxes paid by the wealthiest Americans. I added it below the first chart.