It is likely that taxes at all levels will increase to pay for the massive spending that has taken place. Taxing governments should be wary of raising taxes too far, too fast. According to 2007 IRS statistics the top 1% of U.S. Taxpayers paid 40.4% of federal individual income taxes. At some point, further increases of tax burden on the same individuals will affect behavior. As taxpayers react to tax increases, they may leave a state or even a country for more tax friendly environments.