Feds Collect Record High Taxes in First Quarter of Fiscal Year, Deficit Remains

The feds hauled in a record $1,084,840,000,000 in taxes in the first quarter of this fiscal year, reports CNS. That amounts to about seven grand per worker.

More than $300 billion was collected in January alone.

$1,084,840,000,000: Taxes Set Record Through January; $7,133 Per Worker; Feds Still Run Deficit of $156,939,000,000

(CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Treasury hauled in a record of approximately $1,084,840,000,000 in tax revenues in the first four months of fiscal 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016 through Jan. 31, 2017), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.