Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Americans Paying More in Taxes than for Food, Clothing, and Shelter

In 2012, Americans will pay approximately $4.041 trillion in taxes, which is $152 billion, or 3.9 percent, more than they will spend on housing, food, and clothing.

Graph and 2012 facts

The Tax Foundation is a nonpartisan tax research group based in Washington, D.C.

1 thought on “But You Already Knew That

  1. Chris Twarogowski says:

    Not all Americans……. Only the 40% that are gainfully employed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>