Federal Income Taxes on Middle-Income Families at Historically Low Levels


April 15, 2011

Middle-income Americans are now paying federal taxes at or near historically low levels, according to the latest available data says the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  A family of four in the exact middle of the income spectrum will pay only 4.6 percent of its income in federal income taxes this year.  Read more from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.