Американцы с шестизначным доходом заплатили 79.5% всех налогов в 2014 году — данные IRS – по материалам AMarkets.
The year before, US citizens have paid personal taxes in the amount of $ 1,358,093,169 000. The Americans, who have earned in the year of $ 100 thousand or more, paid taxes in the amount of $ 1 079 392 180 000 -. 79.5% of the total. Most Americans comfortably (one-fifth of the population) pay 14% tax.
Less wealthy people have paid taxes at a much modest rate - 2%. American progressive rate is the highest in the world. The average rate for the richest people in the country (about 10% of the population) averaged 29%.For the "middle class" rate was lower - about 15% (Congressional Budget Office data).