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T21-0088 – Baseline Distribution of Income and Federal Taxes, All Tax Units, by Expanded Cash Income Percentile, 2021

Distribution of all federal taxes combined, by income percentile, under a current law baseline for 2021. Supplemental sheets provide a breakdown by filing status, presence of children, and elderly status. Baseline is the law in place for 2019 as of July 19, 2021. For more information on TPC’s baseline definitions, see

August 5, 2021