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Economy > Tax > Components of taxation Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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Definitions

  • Corporate income tax: Corporate Income tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Goods and service tax: Goods and service tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Personal income tax: Personal Income tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Property tax: Property tax as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2000.
  • Social security > Contribution by employer: Tax on employer's contribution of social security as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
  • Social security > Employees contribution: Tax on employee's contribution of social security as a percentage of total tax collected by the country. Data is for 2002.
STAT Germany United States
Corporate income tax u2.9%
Ranked 28th.
u6.7%
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Germany
Goods and service tax 29.2%
Ranked 19th. 66% more than United States
17.6%
Ranked 30th.
Personal income tax 25.1%
Ranked 16th.
37.7%
Ranked 5th. 50% more than Germany
Property tax 2.3%
Ranked 17th.
10.1%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany
Social security > Contribution by employer 19.8%
Ranked 9th. 52% more than United States
13%
Ranked 15th.
Social security > Employees contribution 17.6%
Ranked 4th. 50% more than United States
11.7%
Ranked 10th.

SOURCES: OECD Revenue Statistics

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