FACTS!!! In 2009! Down LOAD THIS FILE from the IRS for tax year 2009! SOI Tax Stats - Individual Statistical Tables by Size of Adjusted Gross Income Total returns over $10 million reported income 8,274 Total returns UNDER $10 million 140,485,855 Total Reported taxes paid Over $10 million income Total taxable gross income $204.3 billion Total taxes paid on above $53.7 billion Total % of gross paid in taxes 26.33% For the rest of the tax payers total report income $4.656 TRILLION Total taxes paid by rest of tax payers total taxes $812 Billion!! Total % of gross taxable income for the REST of the taxpayers 17.44% Those wealthy 400 you wrote about PAID 26% while the rest of us paid 17% FACTS YES FACTS IRS reports 8,275 returns paid 26.3% of income in taxes.. IRS reports all the rest 140 million paid 17.44%!!!! OH by the way OBAMA paid 26% NOT 39%!!!