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Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate: Countries Compared

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 DenmarkDenmark 62.28% 2009
2 CameroonCameroon 60% 2002
3 SwedenSweden 56.74% 2009
4 NetherlandsNetherlands 52% 2009
5 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 50% 1999
6 GabonGabon 50% 2003
7 AustriaAustria 50% 2009
8 JapanJapan 50% 2009
9 BelgiumBelgium 50% 2009
10 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 50% 2009
11 IrelandIreland 46% 2009
12 IsraelIsrael 46% 2009
13 AustraliaAustralia 45% 2009
14 ZimbabweZimbabwe 45% 2004
15 ChinaChina 45% 2009
16 CroatiaCroatia 45% 2009
17 GermanyGermany 45% 2009
18 ItalyItaly 43% 2009
19 SpainSpain 43% 2009
20 PortugalPortugal 42% 2009
21 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 42% 2009
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 41.16% 2009
22 SloveniaSlovenia 41% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 40.29% 2009
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 40.26% 2009
23 FranceFrance 40% 2009
24 NorwayNorway 40% 2009
25 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 40% 2009
26 GreeceGreece 40% 2009
27 South AfricaSouth Africa 40% 2009
28 ChileChile 40% 2009
29 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 40% 2009
30 LuxembourgLuxembourg 38.95% 2009
Eurozone averageEurozone average 38.3% 2009
31 MalawiMalawi 38% 2000
32 New ZealandNew Zealand 38% 2009
33 IcelandIceland 37.2% 2009
34 ThailandThailand 37% 2009
35 NamibiaNamibia 37% 2009
European Union averageEuropean Union average 36.34% 2009
36 HungaryHungary 36% 2009
NATO countries averageNATO average 35.02% 2009
37 EthiopiaEthiopia 35% 2007
38 TurkeyTurkey 35% 2009
39 EcuadorEcuador 35% 2009
40 BeninBenin 35% 2006
41 United StatesUnited States 35% 2009
42 VietnamVietnam 35% 2009
43 MaltaMalta 35% 2009
44 Sri LankaSri Lanka 35% 2009
45 VenezuelaVenezuela 34% 2009
46 SwazilandSwaziland 33% 2009
47 ColombiaColombia 33% 2009
48 PhilippinesPhilippines 32% 2009
49 MozambiqueMozambique 32% 2009
50 PolandPoland 32% 2009
51 GuatemalaGuatemala 31% 2009
52 FinlandFinland 30.5% 2009
53 TanzaniaTanzania 30% 2009
54 IndonesiaIndonesia 30% 2009
55 IndiaIndia 30% 2009
56 KenyaKenya 30% 2004
57 CyprusCyprus 30% 2009
58 PeruPeru 30% 2009
59 UgandaUganda 30% 2009
60 ZambiaZambia 30% 2004
61 CanadaCanada 29% 2009
62 MexicoMexico 28% 2009
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 27.9% 2009
63 BrazilBrazil 27.5% 2009
64 MalaysiaMalaysia 27% 2009
65 PanamaPanama 27% 2009
66 NigeriaNigeria 25% 2002
67 BotswanaBotswana 25% 2009
68 GhanaGhana 25% 2009
69 JamaicaJamaica 25% 2009
70 UruguayUruguay 25% 2009
71 LatviaLatvia 23% 2009
72 EstoniaEstonia 21% 2009
73 PakistanPakistan 20% 2009
74 ArmeniaArmenia 20% 2009
75 SingaporeSingapore 20% 2009
76 SlovakiaSlovakia 19% 2009
77 RomaniaRomania 16% 2009
78 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 15% 2009
79 MauritiusMauritius 15% 2009
80 Costa RicaCosta Rica 15% 2009
81 LithuaniaLithuania 15% 2009
82 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 15% 2009
83 UkraineUkraine 15% 2009
84 RussiaRussia 13% 2009
85 ParaguayParaguay 10% 2009
86 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 10% 2009
87 BulgariaBulgaria 10% 2009
88 KazakhstanKazakhstan 10% 2009
89 BahrainBahrain 0.0 2009
90 QatarQatar 0.0 2009
91 SenegalSenegal 0.0 2004
92 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 0.0 2009
93 The BahamasThe Bahamas 0.0 2009
94 OmanOman 0.0 2009
95 United Arab EmiratesUAE 0.0 2009
96 BermudaBermuda 0.0 2009
97 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 0.0 2009
98 KuwaitKuwait 0.0 2009

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Tax > Highest marginal tax rate > Individual rate", 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/stats/Economy/Tax/Highest-marginal-tax-rate/Individual-rate

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