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High income OECD countries 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 Japan 50% 2009
=4 Belgium 50% 2009
=7 Ireland 46% 2009
=7 Israel 46% 2009
=9 Australia 45% 2009
=9 Germany 45% 2009
=11 Italy 43% 2009
=11 Spain 43% 2009
13 Portugal 42% 2009
14 Slovenia 41% 2009
=15 Chile 40% 2009
=15 Switzerland 40% 2009
=15 United Kingdom 40% 2009
=15 Greece 40% 2009
=15 France 40% 2009
=15 Norway 40% 2009
21 Luxembourg 38.95% 2009
22 New Zealand 38% 2009
23 Iceland 37.2% 2009
24 United States 35% 2009
25 Poland 32% 2009
26 Finland 30.5% 2009
27 Canada 29% 2009
28 Estonia 21% 2009
29 Slovakia 19% 2009
30 Czech Republic 15% 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Tax/Highest-marginal-tax-rate/Individual-rate

High income OECD countries 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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