Friday, September 22, 2006

New IRS data:Top 5% of earners pay 57% of IT

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Total income tax share (percentage):
Year Top 1% Top 5%
1986 25.75 42.57
1987 24.81 43.26
1988 27.58 45.62
1989 25.24 43.94
1990 25.13 43.64
1991 24.82 43.38
1992 27.54 45.88
1993 29.01 47.36
1994 28.86 47.52
1995 30.26 48.91
1996 32.31 50.97
1997 33.17 51.87
1998 34.75 53.84
1999 36.18 55.45
2000 37.42 56.47
2001 33.89 53.25
2002 33.71 53.80
2003 34.27 54.36
2004 36.89 57.13