Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share?

Top earners remain targets for tax increases, but the federal income tax system is already highly progressive. In 2018, the latest year with available data, the top 10 percent of income earners earned 48 percent of all income and paid 71 percent of all federal income taxes.

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Updated February 9, 2021

Source: Internal Revenue Service

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