Tax Cuts and the Rich

Brief Analyses | Taxes

No. 158
Wednesday, April 12, 1995
by Bruce Bartlett

From the harshness of tax policy debates in recent years, one might suppose that the tax burden had been shifted from the rich to the poor. In fact, major tax cuts in the 1980s did just the opposite. They shifted an increasing share of tax payments to the wealthiest taxpayers.

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