Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Do the rich steal more than the poor?

It is said the rich steal more from the poor than vice versa. What is true of that claim?
Here are the figures:

This study was performed in Scandinavia and shows the ultra-wealthy don't pay 30% of all the taxes they owe. Makes you wonder what that number is in other countries.

What do you think? Here a picture showing the federal revenue lost to tax evasion:

Think of this again when you hear someone complain of the 'tens of dollars a month' someone on footstamps 'steals' by cheating on the system.

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