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Subject: Re: Duh...What's a bracket? Date: 6/4/1998 7:46 PM
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OK, that's what I would have thought. But there's still something weird here. I hear everybody talking about a very small number of brackets. Something like only four of them (15%, 22%, 28%, and 39%?). But when I divide the tax I paid by either my adjusted gross income or my taxable income, I don't get any of those numbers. Are the brackets just approximations which get adjusted by various individual circumstances?

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