What Countries Get For Their High Taxes


The overall tax burden for all the OECD countries since 2000 has hovered in the range of 35-36%. In comparison, the latest complete data for 2008 reveals a tax to GDP ratio of 48.3% for Denmark and 47.1% for Sweden. Are there advantages to having the highest taxes in the world? Let's take a look at what the citizens in these countries get for their money.

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