My husband makes $207,500 per year. Which means that every two weeks he makes $7,980. After all of the deductions, he brings home $5,484. That is still a lot of money every two weeks and we are very lucky. What makes me mad is that he has $2,496 taken out of every. single. check.
How is that fair?
We are part of the upper middle class. With all the deductions, it's no wonder the middle class is shrinking.
The math isn't anywhere close to fair. He makes $207,500, but $69,000 of it we never see due to taxes, insurance, and retirement (technically we will see that one day).
EDIT: I feel that everyone should have to pay the same PERCENTAGE in taxes. That was my point.