Graph of the Day for October 9, 2009

Randall Hoven
"President Obama on Monday [May 4, 2009] spelled out his proposals to close corporate tax loopholes on U.S. multinational corporations and crack down on overseas tax havens... Another pivotal player will be House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., who put forth a number of similar international tax reform proposals in 2007.  ‘I applaud President Obama's commitment to simplifying our tax code and look forward to working with the administration to close these loopholes,' Rangel said in a statement."
Source:  CNNMoney



Source:  The Tax Foundation.      


Hoven's Index for October 9, 2009


Corporate tax rate (combined federal and state) in the US in 2009:  39.1% (2nd place among 30 OECD countries, just after Japan at 39.54%).

In Sweden:  26.3%.

In Switzerland:  21.17%. 

In Ireland:  12.5%.


Source:  The Tax Foundation

"President Obama on Monday [May 4, 2009] spelled out his proposals to close corporate tax loopholes on U.S. multinational corporations and crack down on overseas tax havens... Another pivotal player will be House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., who put forth a number of similar international tax reform proposals in 2007.  ‘I applaud President Obama's commitment to simplifying our tax code and look forward to working with the administration to close these loopholes,' Rangel said in a statement."
Source:  CNNMoney



Source:  The Tax Foundation.      


Hoven's Index for October 9, 2009


Corporate tax rate (combined federal and state) in the US in 2009:  39.1% (2nd place among 30 OECD countries, just after Japan at 39.54%).

In Sweden:  26.3%.

In Switzerland:  21.17%. 

In Ireland:  12.5%.


Source:  The Tax Foundation