Wednesday, February 22, 2012
HERITAGE: Chart: Nearly Half of All Americans Don't Pay Income Taxes
REPORT: This year’s Index of Dependence on Government presented startling findings about the sharp increase of Americans who rely on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid or other assistance.
Another eye-popping number was the percentage of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, which now accounts for nearly half of the U.S. population. Meanwhile, most of that population receives generous federal benefits.
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