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Tuesday, October 26, 2004

SOI Releases 2 New Data Sets

Irs_logo_3The IRS Statistics of Income Division has released two new data sets:

Individual Income Tax Return Statistics by State (2002)
Individual Income Tax Return Statistics by Size of AGI (2002). Among the many fascinating tables are:
Average Tax Rate

.................Top 1%......Top 5%......Top 10%......Top 25%.....Top 50%
1986........33.13%.......25.68%.......22.64%.......18.72%.......16.32%
1989........23.34%.......20.71%.......18.77%.......16.27%.......14.53%
1992........25.05%.......21.19%.......19.13%.......16.25%.......14.44%
1995........28.73%.......23.53%.......20.97%.......17.58%.......15.47%
1998........27.12%.......23.63%.......21.42%.......18.16%.......16.00%
2000........27.45%.......24.42%.......22.34%.......19.09%.......16.43%
2001........27.50%.......23.68%.......21.41%.......18.06%.......15.85%
2002........27.25%.......22.95%.......20.51%.......16.99%.......14.66%
Average Income Tax Share

.................Top 1%......Top 5%......Top 10%......Top 25%.....Top 50%
1986........25.75%.......42.57%.......54.69%.......76.02%.......93.54%
1989........25.24%.......43.94%.......55.78%.......77.22%.......94.17%
1992........27.54%.......45.88%.......58.01%.......78.46%.......94.94%
1995........30.28%.......48.91%.......60.75%.......80.36%.......95.39%
1998........34.75%.......53.84%.......65.04%.......82.69%.......95.79%
2000........37.42%.......58.47%.......67.33%.......82.90%.......96.50%
2001........33.89%.......53.25%.......64.89%.......82.90%.......96.03%2002........33.71%.......53.80%.......65.73%.......83.90%.......96.50%

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A missing data set that should accompany that is "Average Share of National Gross Income," as it contextualizes the "Average Income Tax Share" data.

Posted by: Adam Kronfeld | Oct 26, 2004 3:41:33 PM