Proof Americans will spend more on taxes this year than housing, food and clothing together

Tax Foundation research shows the unheard of -- Americans pay too much in taxes

(INTELLIHUB) — According to statistical data researched and compiled by TaxFoundation.org, Americans will spend more in 2016 on taxes than they will on housing, food and clothing combined.

Americans will pay “$3.3 trillion in federal taxes and $1.6 trillion in state and local taxes for a total of $4.9 trillion,” according to the chart.

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