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Post Re: OMB: Top 20% pay 95% of taxes, middle class 'single digits'

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Originally Posted by Hairy Jello View Post
Tell me again why the rich should pay more in taxes?

People take home more salary => pay more in taxes.
HJ wants to fixate on only the second part of that equation...

Top 1% of Earners Take Home Majority of Income Growth | Money
The study, released Thursday from the Economic Policy Institute, found that the top 1% of U.S. citizens, in terms of income, took home 85% of income growth between 2009 and 2013. In 15 states, the top 1% captured all income growth during the same four-year period.
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