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10 stunning and myth-busting charts on the U.S. tax system

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Posted: September 30, 2012 at 8:30 am   /   by

Think you know about the U.S. tax system? Check these charts to be be sure. You may be surprised.

Here are the first few, but you must click through and look at them all:

 1. The U.S. income tax code is very progressive:

 

2. And it is more progressive than what it used to be:

 

3. Even with tax breaks, the system is progressive:

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