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Just for reference here is a link that shows past tax rates.

Scroll now a few pages and watch your eyes bug out.

Here is how some of the numbers work out;

Is that fair?

I don't know and there really isn't a reasonable way to define "fair" since it is a matter of opinion and if you are the one paying it. A better question might be to ask is if that is significant.
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