DWYER: Bush tax cuts boosted federal revenue - Washington Times But the real jolt for tax-cutting opponents was that the 03 Bush tax cuts also generated a massive increase in federal tax receipts. From 2004 to 2007, federal tax revenues increased by $785 billion, the largest four-year increase in American history. According to the Treasury Department, individual and corporate income tax receipts were up 40 percent in the three years following the Bush tax cuts. And (bonus) the rich paid an even higher percentage of the total tax burden than they had at any time in at least the previous 40 years. This was news to theNew York Times, whose astonished editorial board could only describe the gains as a surprise windfall. Lose jobs lose wall street wealth you lose taxable income Not Tax Policy as this was proved as well as job growth until the credit bubble busted You wonder why BHO has ignored those jobs in this jobless recovery?