World income tax metrics; how does the U.S. compare?

Tough Taxes

Compared to 188 other countries and taxing jurisdictions, the US has the third highest corporate tax rate. The highest rate belongs to the United Arab Emirates at 55%, followed by Puerto Rico (a US territory) at 39% and the USA at 38.9% (after including the average state rate). The only large nations with rates close to ours: India at 34.6% and France at 34.4%. The worldwide GDP-weighted-average rate; just 29.5%!

Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D.
GraphsandLaughs, LLC
Cell: 202.306.2731



About TARR Report

S.M.A. Publications was formed in 1997 with a mission of providing real estate information for practitioners within the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. The company produces the T.A.R.R. Reports which are published monthly, quarterly and annually, covering all aspects of the residential real estate market. The publisher, Stacey P. Anfindsen, has over 23 years of residential experience in the Triangle market. He is an active real estate appraiser, educator and consultant.
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