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How much does the average American pay in Taxes?

The average American pays $10,489 in “personal taxes,” representing 14% of the average household’s total income.

This $10,489 includes:

  • federal income taxes
  • state income taxes
  • personal property taxes
  • vehicle taxes
  • other small taxes

However, the entire US Federal Budget alone is $4.4 trillion and the US population is 328,316,410.