In One Graphic, You Can Learn More About Taxes Than I Would Have In 2 Years Of Business School

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Paying taxes is no one's favorite thing. You're all excited to get your paycheck, and then you notice that a chunk of it doesn't actually go to you, it goes to taxes. Ugh. What are all those taxes for, anyway? Maybe if you knew what they were going to, you'd be a little less annoyed about having to pay them? Well, now that you mention it, here's how $5 breaks down.

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