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CCH can assist you with stories, including interviews with CCH subject experts. Also, the 2011
CCH Whole Ball of Tax
is available in print. Please contact:
 
Leslie Bonacum
(847) 267-7153
mediahelp@cch.com
 
Eric Scott
(847) 267-2179
eric.scott@wolterskluwer.com

Visit the CCH Whole Ball of Tax site often as new releases and other updates will be posted throughout the tax season.

CCH provides special CCH Tax Briefings on key topics at CCHGroup.com/Legislation.

 
2011 CCH Whole Ball of Tax
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2011 CCH Whole Ball of Tax

Contact:
Leslie Bonacum
, 847-267-7153, mediahelp@cch.com
Eric Scott, 847-267-2179, eric.scott@wolterskluwer.com

A Historical Look at Top Marginal Income Tax Rates

Note: For much of tax history, the top rate is figured by adding a “surtax” rate to a basic rate.

Year Regular Surtax Total - Top Rate
1913
1%
6%
7%
1916
2%
13%
15%
1917
4%
63%
67%
1918
8%
65%
73%
1922
8%
50%
58%
1924
6%
40%
46%
1925
5%
20%
25%
1932
8%
55%
63%
1934
4%
59%
63%
1936
4%
75%
79%
1941
4%
77%
81%
1942
6%
82%
88%
1944
3%
91%
94%
1945
3%
88%
91%
1964
3%
74%
77%
1965
70%
 
70%
1982
50%
 
50%
1987
38.5%
 
38.5%
1988-90*
33%
 
33%
1991
31%
 
31%
1993
39.6%
 
39.6%
2001
39.1%
 
39.1%
2002
38.6%
 
38.6%
2003-2012
35%
 
35%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*During 1988-90, tax on top income could not be determined without using a worksheet, but 33% appears to have been the highest rate paid.

Source: CCH, 2011

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