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Information and Discussion of Various Issues in Federal Taxation

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E-tax Matters

Provides basic information on the filing of tax returns, with the opportunity to submit questions to the site's sponsors.

http://www.etaxmatters.com/

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Information and Misinformation about Federal Tax Burdens

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities article arguing that the percentage of income that typical middle-class families pay in federal taxes is often overstated.

http://www.cbpp.org/1-21-99taxburden.htm

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New York Times- IRS Is Allowing More Delinquents to Avoid Tax Bills

The Internal Revenue Service for more than a year has let many tax delinquents go without paying tax bills that total billions of dollars.

http://www.nytimes.com/library/financial/101099irs-tax-delinquents.html

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Progressive and Regressive Taxes Explained

Essay discussing the concepts of progressivity in taxation, the role of taxation in regulating the economy, and explaining why sales taxes are considered to be regressive.

http://www.psnw.com/~bashford/taxation.html

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Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in the 50 U.S. States

Study found that most states take a far greater share of income in taxes from middle- and low-income families than from the wealthy.

http://www.ctj.org/html/whopay.htm

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