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The Largest Tax Increase Since World War II

kajun51 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 9:43 AM
(continued) the country is in dire financial straits (at the taxpayers' expense.) They will not take action when it's needed but they will waste time on trivial, self-serving legislation. We need to give Washington an enema!
Fully going over the fiscal cliff would be the largest tax increase since World War II, according to the Tax Foundation and will result in the highest top tax rates in decades. They've composed a chart tracking marginal rates since 1954. Take a look at the end, and the size of the jump projected in tax rates:

Keep in mind that as rates have come down, average tax revenue has stayed roughly the same. Reforms to the U.S. tax code have given us one of the most - if not the single most - progressive...