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posted on 15 April 2016

Which Countries Pay The Most Income Tax?

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

When it comes to income tax, a single person living in Belgium faces the heaviest burden out of all OECD countries.

The tax rate for a Belgian single earner comes to 55.3 percent compared to 40.4 percent for a worker married with two children. In the United States, the income tax rate stands at 31.7 percent, according to a recent report from the OECD.

This chart shows the % taxes on wages in selected OECD countries in 2015.

Infographic: Which Countries Pay The Most Income Tax? | Statista

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