The Tax Man Cometh! But For Whom?

In the U.S., the top 10 percent of income earners pay 70 percent of all federal income taxes. i i

In the U.S., the top 10 percent of income earners pay 70 percent of all federal income taxes. iStockphoto.com hide caption

itoggle caption iStockphoto.com
In the U.S., the top 10 percent of income earners pay 70 percent of all federal income taxes.

In the U.S., the top 10 percent of income earners pay 70 percent of all federal income taxes.

iStockphoto.com

In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered,taxes: who pays and who doesn't. Also, writer Daniel Mendelsohn follows in the steps of Odysseus and a lost engraving is found. Plus, our 3MF judge Alberto Urrea, World Party's Karl Wallinger and Cuban jazz sensation Alfredo Rodriguez.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.