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Updated: September 22, 2016

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ states employment report.

Corporate profits are way up, corporate taxes are way down | 10:34 am, September 22, 2016
Since 1952, corporate profits as a share of the economy have risen dramatically (from 5.5 percent to 8.5 percent), while corporate tax revenues as a share of the economy have plummeted (from 5.9 percent to just 1.9 percent).

Posted September 22, 2016 | Read the full report from EPI »

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