Chart of the Day: Taxes in America

The latest OECD tax figures are out and the United States is continuing its march toward having the lowest taxes among advanced economies anywhere:

This includes all taxes—income, corporate, property, etc.—at all levels of government. It includes everything. Here’s the breakdown:

Look at those nice, low corporate taxes. It’s a good time to be a big corporation in America.

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