High-Earning Households Pay Growing Share of Taxes – WSJ.com

High-Earning Households Pay Growing Share of Taxes – WSJ.com.

As President Barack Obama pushes to raise income taxes on high earners, opponents are seizing on data that indicates these U.S. households already pay a large and growing share of taxes, even compared with high-tax European countries. And a new congressional study concludes that the percentage of U.S. households owing no federal income tax climbed to 51% for 2009.

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