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Top Marginal Tax Rates 1916-2010

Top Marginal Tax Rates: 1916-2010 Personal Income, Capital Gains and Corporate Tax Rates 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Dividends Not Taxed Dividends Not Taxed --- ---D 100 Income 1945 Married, filing jointly 1964 90 80 1918 1969 1940 1921 70 1981 1935 60 Corporate Top margin dropped to 50% for Earned Income but not for Interest or Dividends 1986 50 1978 2000 1937 40 2002 1949 1992 1996 1990 1931 1967 Capital Gains 1986 2003 Dividends 15% 10 1933 Persian War in Afganistan Korean Gulf Great Depression Iraq War War Vietnam War War 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Recessions/ Falling GDP Barack Obama Bill Clinton George Bush George W. Bush Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald R. Ford Richard M. Nixon iLyndon B. Johnson John F. Kennedy Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry S. Truman Franklin D. Roosevelt Herbert Hoover iCalvin Coolidge Warren G. Harding Woodrow Wilson Tax Data Tables: TaxPolicyCenter.org, TruthandPolitics.org and Citizens for Tax Justice (ctj.org) VisualizingEconomics.com 30 20 Top Marginal Tax Rates (%)

Top Marginal Tax Rates 1916-2010

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Green line is the top marginal rate for married couples filing jointly (most years dividends were tax like ordinary income until 2003), orange is the top rate for income from capital gains. The top co...

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