Tax Policy Center

the 47 percent

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Americans agonize each spring over their annual federal income tax returns. In terms of how much tax they pay, however, they should worry more about...
September 6, 2016Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Let’s say you are truly offended that 47 percent of Americans don’t pay income tax. Just complaining won't fix the problem. All those freeloaders are...
September 27, 2012Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
About that 47 percent: Let me introduce you to Andrea. When I met her a couple of years ago, she was a home health aide...
September 19, 2012Howard Gleckman