ProPublica analysis of taxes on the wealthy

Chris Edwards  |  June 11, 2021

By Chris Edwards, includes “ProPublica is running a series of articles based on federal tax returns for 25 wealthy individuals which were illegally obtained. ProPublica says that its analysis ‘demolishes the cornerstone myth of the American tax system: that everyone pays their fair share and the richest Americans pay the most.’ That broad claim is not supported by their narrow analysis. Indeed, it is a silly statement because it is based on only 25 apparently atypical high‐​end returns and a single hypothetical middle‐​income taxpayer.”

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