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Macroeconomics

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Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617390

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Roger A. Arnold
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ISBN: 9781337617390
Chapter 11, Problem 4QP
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What percentage of total income did the top 10 percent of income earners earn in 2014? What percentage of federal income taxes did this group pay in 2014?

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Identify the percentage of total income and total taxes paid by the top 10% of income earners in 2014.

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During the period of 2014, the top 10% of income earners paid 70.88% of all the inco...

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