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Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at redhat.com
Sun Jan 6 15:16:37 CET 2002


"Alex Martelli" <aleax at aleax.it> writes:

> "maxm" <maxm at mxm.dk> wrote in message
> news:jlXY7.7482$aS.1196809 at news010.worldonline.dk...
> > From: "Paul Boddie" <paul at boddie.net>
> >
> > > [Relocate to Norway?]
> > > > What are the taxes like?<g>
>     ...
> > But in Denmark it's close to 80% including VAT and other more hidden
> taxes!
> 
> According to http://database.townhall.com/heritage/index/country.cfm?ID= ...
> with the ID values for various countries:
> 
> Country    top income tax rate    average taxpayer's marginal tax rate
> 
> Denmark    59                        46
> Sweden     56                        20
> France     54                        33
> Germany    51                        35.4
> Canada     48.75                     26        includes Federal and
> Provincial
> Italy      46                        34
> Norway     41.5                      28
> UK         40                        23
> USA        39.6                      28        NB Federal taxes only
> Finland    38                        25.5
> 
> So, Norway ain't too bad -- indeed, you might be better off there than
> in some US states, depending on varying State-level taxation of
> income.

Sorry, but the numbers for Norway aren't correct. It's more than 50%
at the top level, and the average marginal tax rate is about 10% too
low as well. The VAT is 23%.

-- 
Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.



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