Who's Paying the Taxes

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Who's Paying the Taxes

About 47 percent of U.S. households will not pay any federal income tax for 2009... and the highest earners are paying an increasingly larger share: How the tax burden is distributed...and how it may shift

About 47 percent of U.S. households will not pay any federal income tax for 2009... and the highest earners are paying an increasingly larger share: How the tax burden is distributed...and how it may shift

Guests

Joel Slemrod

Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business, and Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, at the University of Michigan.

Roberton Williams

principal research associate, the Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution.

David Leonhardt

reporter, New York Times

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