US workers Pay 5 Times More in Tax Revenue than Corporations

Did you know that American workers contribute 5 times more in taxes to the federal government than corporations? So why do the president and some elected leaders want to give big companies and their wealthy shareholders more of a tax advantage? We have our thoughts, but think it is a great question for our readers to ask members of Congress who sit on the tax writing committees in the House and Senate, as well as those members/senators who represent you in both chambers.

A video produced by National Priorities in 2015 provides good background context. The numbers and percentages quoted in the video have changed since 2015, but it is relevant nonetheless.