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European Union Compared by Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate

DEFINITION: Highest marginal tax rate (individual rate) is the highest rate shown on the schedule of tax rates applied to the taxable income of individuals.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Denmark 62.28% 2009
2 Sweden 56.74% 2009
3 Netherlands 52% 2009
=4 Austria 50% 2009
=4 Belgium 50% 2009
6 Ireland 46% 2009
=7 Croatia 45% 2009
=7 Germany 45% 2009
=9 Italy 43% 2009
=9 Spain 43% 2009
11 Portugal 42% 2009
12 Slovenia 41% 2009
=13 United Kingdom 40% 2009
=13 Greece 40% 2009
=13 France 40% 2009
16 Luxembourg 38.95% 2009
17 Hungary 36% 2009
18 Malta 35% 2009
19 Poland 32% 2009
20 Finland 30.5% 2009
21 Cyprus 30% 2009
22 Latvia 23% 2009
23 Estonia 21% 2009
24 Slovakia 19% 2009
25 Romania 16% 2009
=26 Czech Republic 15% 2009
=26 Lithuania 15% 2009
28 Bulgaria 10% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", KPMG's Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey 2009 (www.kpmg.com), and PricewaterhouseCoopers's Worldwide Tax Summaries Online (www.pwc.com). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Economy/Tax/Highest-marginal-tax-rate/Individual-rate

European Union Compared by Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate

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Interesting observations about Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate

  • China ranked first for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • Denmark ranked first for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Netherlands ranked first for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Eurozone in 2009.
  • Sweden ranked second for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • United States ranked second last for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • Kuwait has ranked last for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate since 2003.
  • Austria ranked first for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Germany ranked #4 for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst NATO countries in 2009.
  • Russia ranked second last for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Israel ranked first for tax > highest marginal tax rate > individual rate amongst Former British colonies in 2009.
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