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I would love to know what the average middle class pays on

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I would love to know what the average middle class pay's on income tax, say average income of $60,000 p/yr, and how many would there be?
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So the answer to this question has a few variables. I will break it down simply by status and taxable income as indicated for this year. To figure out taxes paid, just multiply the 60,000 dollars by whatever percentage as a decimal.

Tax Rate Schedule X, Internal Revenue Code section 1(c)
Single filing status
25% on taxable income over $35,350 to $85,650

Tax Rate Schedule Y-1, Internal Revenue Code section 1(a)
Married filing jointly or qualified widow(er)
15% on taxable income over $17,400 to $70,700

Tax Rate Schedule Y-2, Internal Revenue Code section 1(d)
Married filing separately
25% on taxable income over $35,350 to $71,350

[Tax Rate Schedule Z, Internal Revenue Code section 1(b)
Head of household filing status.
25% on taxable income over $47,350 to $122,300

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