Web Comic: Why Americans Pay Taxes So Faithfully

Americans loathe taxes. So why do they pay them so faithfully?

In preparation for Tax Day, writer Richard Rubin and graphic artist Dorothy Gambrell examine Americans’ overwhelming compliance with the law.

Data: IRS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Blank and Levin 2010, Konrad and Qari 2012, Buehn and Schneider 2012, Cannari and d’Alessio 2007, Mcgee et al. 2011.

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