It's not every day that you get tax policy broken down in cartoon form, so savor this one, folks.
Sure, millionaires pay the most. But even the poorest Americans would have to pay higher cigarette taxes.
Compared to peer countries, the U.S. taxes the rich quite heavily. But it doesn't spread what money it collects as equitably.
Once you take state and local taxes into account, the U.S. tax system doesn't hit the top one percent all that much more than the middle-class.
Oklahoma is only the latest state to consider funding its government solely through sales, excise, and property taxes. Who does that help and who does it hurt?
Conservatives in Britain are blaming Labour's high tax rate for millionaires for causing the rich to flee. But the evidence suggests that doesn't actually happen.