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Fourth Quarter 2012

Revenue Breakdown

In recent years, Uncle Sam's annual cut of GDP has declined significantly

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Altshuler, Rosanne, Katherine Lim, and Roberton Williams. "Desperately Seeking Revenue." Tax Policy Center, January 2010.

Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2013

Picketty, Thomas, and Emmanuel Saez. "How Progressive Is the U.S. Federal Tax System? A Historical and International Perspective." Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2007, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 3-24.

Tax History Project. Developed by Tax Analysts, a nonprofit organization that publishes research on tax issues.

Williams, Roberton. "The Numbers: What Are the Federal Government's Sources of Revenue?" The Tax Policy Briefing Book, Tax Policy Center, Sept. 13, 2011.

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