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Whether it's an analysis of newly released government data or articles complete with years of contextual metrics, explore the metrics on the past and present of taxes in the United States.
Individual income taxes accounted for more than half of total revenues for the federal government in 2022.
About two-thirds of individual capital gains subject to tax are from selling corporate stock; the remainder is from property sales.
The Inflation Reduction Act would double the number of employees and expand the auditing capacity of the IRS.
Tax bills in the US are lower now than in 1988 for all but the top 1% of income earners.
SALT deductions are mostly claimed by those making $100,000 or more. How does the cap work?
The American Rescue Plan temporarily increased the child tax credit per child and expanded eligibility for lower income families.
Are capital gains taxed at the same rate as regular income? How has the child tax credit changed? How much does the average American family pay in taxes? Explore the historical metrics below and then dive deeper with more data here.