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Apr 15, 2019 9:30 AM 4+ day ago

Tax Rates Rise as Income Rises

Tax Day is here. In a column about this unhappy day, Christine Emba of the Washington Post provides her views regarding income tax filing and tax simplification.

Emba's language is imprecise, but generally the wealthier among us do not "pay a lower tax rate." There are exceptions. Agriculture has good lobbyists and many farmers pay little income tax on farming.

However, it is ridiculous to imply that the rich generally pay lower tax rates when the contrary facts are readily available from authorities such as the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC).

Emba may be referring to statutory federal income tax rates. These rise from 10 percent to 37 percent, as shown in the first chart below from TPC. The Republican Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) slashed statutory rates virtually across the board, but the chart shows that higher earners ...

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