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U.S. One of the Least Attractive Tax Climates in the World

shall Wrote: Jul 17, 2013 12:31 PM
Repeal the 17th Amendment, to stop the overspending.
Texan1984 Wrote: Jul 17, 2013 5:02 PM
First, we need to look at implementing Thomas Jefferson's advice on watering the tree of Liberty.

A new study out this past week [pdf] from two European economists attempted to come up with an empirical ranking of tax attractiveness of various national tax systems around the world. Using metrics like statutory tax rates, investment taxes, withholding taxes and status of double taxation, Sara Keller and Deborah Schanz constructed an index and ranking for one hundred countries around the world.

The United States comes in very, very near the bottom.

Largely due to corporate taxes, investment taxes and double taxation, the U.S. ranks 94th out of 100 in these tax attractiveness rankings, behind...