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Nobody is paying more than 50% in taxes. Nobody.

To nitpick, that depends what you are including in "taxes". Let's say you're at the maximum federal tax rate of 37%, and you live in California and you're paying the highest State tax rate of 12.3%, and you're paying the Medicare tax rate of 1.45% (you wouldn't be paying Social Security on that level of income), and actually at that level of income you pay an additional Medicare tax of .9%, and bingo, it all adds up to more than 50%.

Not a situation that too many people are going to find themselves in, but it can happen.
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