The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2013


In 2013, households in the top, middle, and bottom income quintiles received 53, 14, and 5 percent, respectively, of the nation's before-tax income and paid 69, 9, and 1 percent, respectively, of federal taxes.

Data and Supplemental Information

Corrections and Updates

On June 20, 2016, CBO reposted the supplemental data for this report to correct a formula error in Table 6.