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Table RDI-2. Mean Taxes Paid and Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Total Mean Before-Tax Income by Type of Tax: 1980 to 2003

(Households as of March of the following year. Mean taxes paid in current and 2003 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars28/)

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                                   Mean taxes paid

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                                                   As a

                                                   percent

  Year and                                         of mean

  type of tax                                      before-

                    Number    Current       2003       tax

                  (thous.)    dollars    dollars    income

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  One or More Taxes Paid

  2003             104,609    $13,861    $13,861      22.2

  2002             104,087     13,698     14,012      22.4

  2001             102,704     16,001     16,628      26.1

  2000 30/         101,840     16,035     17,128      26.7

  1999 29/         100,347     15,108     16,677      26.3

  1998              97,254     13,990     15,767      25.5

  1997              95,850     13,077     14,946      24.9

  1996              94,236     12,118     14,146      24.3

  1995 25/          92,754     11,292     13,535      23.7

  1994 24/          91,540     10,768     13,221      23.4

  1993 23/          89,561     10,217     12,808      23.1

  1992 22/          89,232      9,178     11,793      22.2

  1991              88,636      9,007     11,863      22.3

  1990 */           87,597      8,896     12,141      22.4

  1989 */           86,883      9,033     12,941      23.3

  1988              86,060      8,292     12,389      22.9

  1987 21/          84,411      7,912     12,252      22.9

  1986              82,979      7,647     12,245      23.4

  1985 20/          81,943      6,947     11,327      22.5

  1984 19/          80,209      6,398     10,780      21.9

  1983 */           78,513      5,950     10,425      21.8

  1982 */           77,246      5,866     10,705      22.6

  1981              77,314      5,718     11,052      23.6

  1980              76,171      5,180     10,953      23.1



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  --Federal income taxes

  2003             83,258     $8,959     $8,959      12.1

  2002             83,486      8,884      9,088      12.3

  2001             82,922     11,096     11,531      15.4

  2000 30/         79,075     11,752     12,553      16.3

  1999 29/         77,112     11,090     12,241      15.9

  1998             74,354     10,121     11,407      15.2

  1997             73,941      9,445     10,795      14.9

  1996             72,009      8,637     10,082      14.3

  1995 25/         70,926      7,935      9,511      13.7

  1994 24/         69,501      7,591      9,320      13.5

  1993 23/         68,786      7,098      8,898      13.3

  1992 22/         68,957      6,029      7,747      12.1

  1991             69,842      5,901      7,772      12.3

  1990 */          70,255      5,806      7,924      12.4

  1989 */          69,138      5,950      8,524      13.0

  1988             68,608      5,469      8,171      12.8

  1987 21/         68,325      5,304      8,214      13.2

  1986             68,873      5,236      8,384      13.9

  1985 20/         68,019      4,675      7,623      13.2

  1984 19/         67,059      4,326      7,289      13.0

  1983 */          64,654      4,127      7,231      13.1

  1982 */          62,924      4,251      7,758      14.1

  1981             62,577      4,332      8,373      15.4

  1980             61,316      4,011      8,481      15.3



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  --State income taxes

  2003             66,967     $2,803     $2,803       3.8

  2002             67,032      2,666      2,727       3.7

  2001             73,209      3,387      3,520       4.9

  2000 30/         72,869      3,322      3,549       4.9

  1999 29/         71,625      3,130      3,455       4.8

  1998             68,924      2,898      3,266       4.7

  1997             67,164      2,674      3,056       4.5

  1996             65,856      2,467      2,880       4.3

  1995 25/         64,827      2,296      2,752       4.2

  1994 24/         63,626      2,194      2,694       4.1

  1993 23/         62,459      2,045      2,564       4.4

  1992 22/         62,247      1,837      2,360       3.9

  1991             62,314      1,761      2,319       3.8

  1990 */          61,875      1,710      2,334       3.8

  1989 */          62,987      1,914      2,742       4.4

  1988             62,045      1,729      2,583       4.2

  1987 21/         60,382      1,609      2,492       4.1

  1986             58,133      1,442      2,309       3.9

  1985 20/         57,033      1,330      2,169       3.8

  1984 19/         55,756      1,194      2,012       3.6

  1983 */          53,783      1,084      1,899       3.5

  1982 */          52,895        967      1,765       3.3

  1981             52,615        885      1,711       3.2

  1980             52,591        859      1,816       3.3



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  --Payroll taxes, total

  2003             87,630     $4,498     $4,498       6.5

  2002             87,495      4,394      4,495       6.5

  2001             84,299      4,225      4,391       6.2

  2000 30/         83,978      4,121      4,402       6.2

  1999 29/         82,699      3,951      4,361       6.2

  1998             80,175      3,770      4,249       6.2

  1997             79,068      3,589      4,102       6.2

  1996             77,862      3,404      3,974       6.2

  1995 25/         76,206      3,273      3,923       6.2

  1994 24/         75,274      3,193      3,920       6.3

  1993 23/         73,673      3,048      3,821       6.2

  1992 22/         73,318      2,950      3,790       6.5

  1991             72,823      2,884      3,799       6.5

  1990 */          72,310      2,763      3,771       6.4

  1989 */          71,805      2,637      3,778       6.2

  1988             71,398      2,465      3,683       6.2

  1987 21/         69,897      2,219      3,436       5.9



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  ----FICA Payroll Taxes

  2003             85,769     $4,385     $4,385       6.3

  2002             85,612      4,287      4,385       6.3

  2001             83,264      4,139      4,301       6.1

  2000 30/         82,850      4,032      4,307       6.0

  1999 29/         81,669      3,866      4,267       6.1

  1998             79,150      3,686      4,154       6.1

  1997             77,999      3,508      4,009       6.1

  1996             76,724      3,330      3,887       6.0

  1995 25/         75,096      3,193      3,827       6.1

  1994 24/         74,050      3,107      3,815       6.1

  1993 23/         72,264      2,961      3,712       6.1

  1992 22/         72,516      2,889      3,712       6.3

  1991             71,466      2,807      3,697       6.3

  1990 */          70,942      2,692      3,674       6.2

  1989 */          70,423      2,559      3,666       6.0

  1988             70,096      2,396      3,580       6.0

  1987 21/         68,523      2,151      3,331       5.7

  1986             66,835      2,049      3,281       5.7

  1985 20/         66,090      1,894      3,088       5.6

  1984 19/         64,696      1,699      2,863       5.3

  1983 */          63,308      1,559      2,732      (NA)

  1982 */          62,541      1,470      2,683      (NA)

  1981             62,441      1,370      2,648       5.2

  1980             62,061      1,114      2,355       5.3



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  ----Federal Retirement Taxes

  2003              5,632     $3,205     $3,205       3.9

  2002              5,767      3,024      3,093       3.8

  2001              3,159      3,651      3,794       4.4

  2000 30/          3,449      3,484      3,722       4.4

  1999 29/          3,183      3,442      3,799       4.4

  1998              3,154      3,335      3,759       4.6

  1997              3,159      3,196      3,653       4.5

  1996              3,074      3,109      3,629       4.7

  1995 25/          3,233      3,001      3,597       4.7

  1994 24/          3,503      2,931      3,599       4.8

  1993 23/          3,931      2,706      3,392       4.6

  1992 22/          3,306      2,049      2,633       3.6

  1991              3,599      2,609      3,436       4.8

  1990 */           3,537      2,499      3,411       4.8

  1989 */           3,737      2,444      3,501       4.8

  1988              3,506      2,283      3,411       4.8

  1987 21/          3,465      2,227      3,449       4.9

  1986              3,347      2,145      3,435       5.0

  1985 20/          3,361      2,094      3,414       5.1

  1984 19/          3,464      1,681      2,832       4.3

  1983 */           3,278      1,586      2,779      (NA)

  1982 */           3,131      1,529      2,790      (NA)

  1981              3,143      1,461      2,824       4.4

  1980              3,404      1,251      2,645       5.9



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  --Property taxes on own home

  2003             74,796     $1,634     $1,634       2.3

  2002             73,414      1,647      1,685       2.4

  2001             72,063      1,653      1,718       2.4

  2000 30/         70,916      1,630      1,741       2.4

  1999 29/         69,432      1,584      1,748       2.5

  1998             66,859      1,586      1,788       2.6

  1997             65,998      1,390      1,589       2.3

  1996             64,559      1,433      1,673       2.6

  1995 25/         63,377      1,361      1,631       2.5

  1994 24/         62,121      1,257      1,543       2.4

  1993 23/         60,554      1,230      1,542       2.5

  1992 22/         59,838      1,213      1,559       2.6

  1991             59,403      1,119      1,474       2.5

  1990 */          58,472      1,125      1,535       2.5

  1989 */          57,853      1,099      1,574       2.5

  1988             57,006        968      1,446       2.4

  1987 21/         55,919        952      1,474       2.5

  1986             54,076        851      1,363       2.3

  1985 20/         53,298        811      1,322       2.3

  1984 19/         52,694        774      1,304       2.4

  1983 */          51,777        737      1,291       2.4

  1982 */          51,151        737      1,345       2.6

  1981             52,800        649      1,254       2.4

  1980             52,328        575      1,216       2.3

 

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*/  Revised based on new IRS tax data.  For further details, see

P-60, No. 176-RD; P-23, Nos. 143 and 147.                       

 

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012