Let's Look At Actual Tax Numbers For The Rich And Middle Class

Paul Krugman

Photo: NYtimes.com

Further to this post about whether the Obama/Boo-Fay — sorry, Obama/ Buffett with two t’s – claim is true: the Tax Policy centre has new numbers about the distribution of average tax rates by income class. Consider, in particular, the estimates of the combined income and payroll tax by income class; I’ve deleted a couple of columns to make the thing fit with more or less legible type:Check out the rest of this at The New York Times.

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