A Closer Look at Detroit's Debt Crisis

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Income Tax Decline

The income tax receipts in the city of Detroit have dropped 40 percent since fiscal 2000 to $233 million in 2011, while the jobless rate has tripled and property values declined. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)