Paying a fair share?
A look at whether the tax rate kept up with the trends in wealth.
While the share of the federal tax burden for the richest 1% of Americans increased . . .
. . . their income grew even faster . . .
. . . and they paid a smaller share of their income to taxes.
SOURCE: Internal Revenue Service.
GRAPHIC: Dan Keating, Karen Yourish and Laura Stanton - The Washington Post. Published Sept. 27, 2011.