Federal Budget in Pictures

Federal Spending and Debt are Out of Control – Re-Blogged From http://www.heritage.org

If America does not change course, the future will be dramatically worse. Now more than ever, it is crucial that Americans understand what our nation’s spending, taxes, and debt mean for them and their families. The Heritage Foundation’s Federal Budget in Pictures offers a unique tool to learn about the federal budget in a clear and compelling way.

Please click on each picture for more detail, or go to Pictures.

Top Charts on the national debt
  • Publicly Held Debt Set to Skyrocket

    Publicly Held Debt Set to Skyrocket
  • All Tax Revenue Will Go Toward Health Care, Social Security, and Net Interest by 2031

    All Tax Revenue Will Go Toward Health Care, Social Security, and Net Interest by 2031
  • Social Security Deficits: Permanent and Growing

    Social Security Deficits: Permanent and Growing
  • Each American’s Share of the Public Debt Is Skyrocketing

    Each American’s Share of the Public Debt Is Skyrocketing

 

Top Charts on Taxes
  • Top 10 Percent of Earners Paid 68 Percent of Federal Income Taxes

    Top 10 Percent of Earners Paid 68 Percent of Federal Income Taxes
  • How Government Transfer Payments Affect Net Tax Rates

    How Government Transfer Payments Affect Net Tax Rates
  • U.S. Corporate Tax Rates Are the Highest in the Developed World

    U.S. Corporate Tax Rates Are the Highest in the Developed World
  • Raising Tax Rates Does Not Necessarily Lead to Higher Tax Receipts

    Raising Tax Rates Does Not Necessarily Lead to Higher Tax Receipts

 

New and Popular Charts
  • Where Does All the Money Go?

    Where Does All the Money Go?
  • Federal Spending Per Household Is on the Rise

    Federal Spending Per Household Is on the Rise
  • Entitlement Reform Is Necessary to Rein in Spending and Debt

    Entitlement Reform Is Necessary to Rein in Spending and Debt
  • Total Social Security Benefit Payments Are Growing Rapidly

    Total Social Security Benefit Payments Are Growing Rapidly
  • What if a Typical Family Spent and Borrowed Like the Federal Government?

    What if a Typical Family Spent and Borrowed Like the Federal Government?
  • Low- and Middle-Income  Americans Get Hit with the Payroll Tax

    Low- and Middle-Income Americans Get Hit with the Payroll Tax
  • Obamacare Comes With a Barrage of Tax Hikes

    Obamacare Comes With a Barrage of Tax Hikes
  • Congress Should Cut Spending Before It Considers Raising the Debt Limit

    Congress Should Cut Spending Before It Considers Raising the Debt Limit

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