Distribution of Federal Taxes

  • Report December 1, 2006

    The tables show effective tax rates for the four largest sources of federal revenues—individual income taxes, social insurance (payroll) taxes, corporate income taxes, and excise taxes.

  • Report December 29, 2005

    The tables show effective tax rates for the four largest sources of federal revenues—individual income taxes, social insurance (payroll) taxes, corporate income taxes, and excise taxes.

  • Report March 1, 2005

    The tables show effective tax rates for the four largest sources of federal revenue—individual income taxes, corporate income taxes, payroll taxes, and excise taxes—as well as the total effective rate for the four taxes combined.

  • Report April 1, 2004

    The tables show effective tax rates for the four largest sources of federal revenues--individual income taxes, corporate income taxes, payroll taxes, and excise taxes--as well as the total effective rate for the four taxes combined.

  • Report August 29, 2003

    This CBO paper presents estimates of effective federal tax rates—tax burdens measured as a percentage of income—from 1979 through 2000, updating CBO’s October 2001 report Effective Federal Tax Rates, 1979-1997.

  • Report October 1, 2001

    Effective Federal Tax Rates, 1979-1997

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