不敢相信

 
把美国交收入税(income tax)的人按收入由高到低排队。2007年,前1%的人所交的收入税比后95%所交的收入税还高。(点击这里看数据来源)
 
让我感到惊讶的不是前1%的人交了多少税,而是他们的收入实在太高了。假定前1%人的税率是40%,后95%的税率是20%。(根据美国的累进税率,这应该是个合理的假设。)上面的数据表明前1%的人在2007的收入至少是后95%人总收入的一半以上。如果这两组人的收入占美国总收入的90%,前1%人的收入是美国全国总收入的30%!!!
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One response to “不敢相信

  1. [quote]The richest 1 percent of Americans have more than the bottom 95 percent combined.[/quote]from Capitalism: a Love Story by Michael Moore, a filmIt talks about wealth, not income as in your post.

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