The Real Middle Class Tax Rate Is Minus 5 Percent

There are a number of ways that you can calculate tax rates: average, marginal, including only direct taxes, adding indirect taxes and so on. But the most complete method is to look at taxes paid and then net off against that benefits received. This gives the true tax and benefit [...]

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