Which Countries Have The Highest Taxes?

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Most countries around the world pay taxes, but how much they pay depends on their country’s political leanings. Who pays the most taxes?

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Fortune 500 firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes: study
http://fortune.com/2015/10/06/fortune-500-firms-hold-2-1-trillion-overseas-to-avoid-taxes-study/
“Repatriating that money would yield over $180 billion in taxes, the authors say.”

A Comparison of the Tax Burden on Labor in the OECD
http://taxfoundation.org/sites/taxfoundation.org/files/docs/TaxFoundation_FF475_0.pdf
“Average wage earners in the United States face two major taxes: the individual income tax and the payroll tax (levied on both the employee and the employer).”

Corporate Income Tax Rates around the World, 2014
http://taxfoundation.org/article/corporate-income-tax-rates-around-world-2014
“The United States has the third highest general top marginal corporate income tax rate in the world at 39.1 percent, exceeded only by Chad and the United Arab Emirates.”

High-income Americans pay most income taxes, but enough to be ‘fair’?
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/03/24/high-income-americans-pay-most-income-taxes-but-enough-to-be-fair/
“Americans don’t much like the federal tax system, a recent Pew Research Center report finds. ”

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