Historical Top Tax Rate

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Oct 17, 2012 - 12:42 PM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Oct 17, 2012 - 12:44 PM PDT

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by Sirajul Islam - Oct. 18, 2012

A table published at the 'Tax Facts' of Tax Policy Center's website as an image (also available as pdf and excel format) that provides yearwise top marginal rate from the year 1913-2012, starting at 7% 1913, peaked 67% in 1917, downed again 25% in 1925, and peaked again 63% in 1932, and then peaked above 80% or more throughout 1940-1962, and then declined gradually from 1964 (77%) unto 1981 (69%). The lowest rate ever was recorded 28% in 1988-1989, and then stabilized at almost at 31-39% since 1990-2012. Highly important resource...

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