Where does Federal Tax Revenue Come From?



As we enter the presidential primary season, there is a lot of talk about the economy, which inevitably leads to talk about taxes. Since it is such a big topic, we thought it was important that you know where federal tax revenue comes from and how is has changed over time. Below, you are able to see both the total amount of taxes over time as well as the proportion each category accounts for in the total.



The data for this visualization comes from the Office of Management and Budget. It was created using Tableau.


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