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Andrew Fieldhouse of EPI says less progressive taxes alone don't explain the huge rise in inequality in recent years. But what low tax rates spur rich people to do might explain more of it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 14, 2013
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Compared to peer countries, the U.S. taxes the rich quite heavily. But it doesn't spread what money it collects as equitably.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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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.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 4, 2013
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It's usually conservatives like Mitt Romney you hear bemoaning the 47 percent who don't pay income taxes. But liberals who admire Europe should bemoan that number too.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 19, 2012
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