The Federal Government collect a little over 3 trillion dollars in taxes and earned over 14 trillion on their stock market investments. In fiscal year 2015, the federal budget is $3.8 trillion. The Federal government collected a little over 3 trillion dollars in tax revenue and another 14 trillion on the return of their assets invested in the stock markets
With over 17 trillion dollars in revenue only 3.8 trillion was allocated to the budget and the remaining balance of over 13 trillion dollars is hidden from public view.The Federal government does not need to tax the people. In fact there hidden surplus could pay off all existing mortgages and student loans.as well as providing free health insurance for everyone.