Who Pays No Income Tax?
Publication Date: July 2009
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Roberton Williams
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; Economic Stimulus; Budget Issues
Nearly half of all tax units will pay no income tax in 2009. The fraction of non-taxpayers differs widely, depending on income, tax filing status, and whether the unit is elderly or contains children.