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Who Pays Income Taxes (2013)

The charts below illustrate the share of taxes paid by income percentiles for Tax Year 2013.

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2012

Tax Year 2012

Percentages Ranked
by AGI
AGI Threshold on
Percentiles
Adjusted Gross Income Share
(Percentage)
Percentage of Federal
Personal Income Tax Paid
Top 1%$434,68221.8638.09
Top 5%$175,81736.8458.95
Top 10%$125,19547.8770.17
Top 25%$73,35469.2586.42
Top 50%$36,05588.997.22
Bottom 50%<$36,05511.12.78

Ratio of Percentage of Personal Income Tax Paid to AGI Share