Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Where Do Your Taxes Really Go? Infographic

In retrospect, taxes as the subject for an infographic maybe wasn't the most impetuous choice. Taxes are incredibly complicated, and it is difficult to find statistics that agree.

The focus is on where tax dollars are spent. With staggering figures in the billions, I wanted to present the information in the simplest way: Where does One U.S. Dollar go? So if you paid $5,000 in taxes, you could multiply that by $0.17 and determine how much of your taxes went to the National Defense. Really exciting stuff.

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