Federal Tax Burdens in Historical Perspective

Source: Aviva Aron-Dine, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, April 10, 2007

With the income-tax filing deadline approaching and many people focusing on how much they owe in taxes, it may come as a surprise that federal tax burdens for most income groups— and, in particular, for middle-income households — are at their lowest levels in decades, and were low by historical standards even before the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts.

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