9 Things The Rich Don't Want You To Know About Taxes 1.Poor Americans do pay taxes. 2.The wealthiest Americans donât carry the burden. 3.In fact, the wealthy are paying less taxes. 4.Many of the very richest pay no current income taxes at all. 5.And (surprise!) since Reagan, only the wealthy have gained significant income. 6.When it comes to corporations, the story is much the sameâless taxes. 7.Some corporate tax breaks destroy jobs. 8.Republicans like taxes too. 9.Other countries do it better. ---------- A lot of data in the article, so post away even if you didn't read it, we know who you voted for.