orWASHINGTON (AP) -- Tax Day is a dreaded deadline for millions, but for nearly half of U.S. households it's simply somebody else's problem.
About 47 percent will pay no federal income taxes at all for 2009. Either their incomes were too low, or they qualified for enough credits, deductions and exemptions to eliminate their liability. That's according to projections by the Tax Policy Center, a Washington research organization.
Nearly half of US households escape fed income tax - Yahoo! Finance
Or this one...NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Most people think they pay too much to Uncle Sam, but for some people it simply is not true.
In 2009, roughly 47% of households, or 71 million, will not owe any federal income tax, according to estimates by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.
47% of households owe no tax - and their ranks are growing - Sep. 30, 2009
So your little statement about 35% to 40% is dead wrong today. care to take a rare moment and admit your wrong?About 47 percent will pay no federal income taxes at all for 2009.
Half of Americans pay no federal income tax - Business - Personal finance - Tax Tactics - msnbc.com