How tax brackets actually work: A simple visual guide – WaPo

“So in the coming weeks, if you hear a talking head suggest that a top tax rate of 70 percent means that the government will be taking away 70 percent of a person’s earnings, it’s a sign that the speaker either doesn’t understand how taxes work or is deliberately trying to mislead you.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/01/07/how-tax-brackets-actually-work-simple-visual-guide/