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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Corporate Income Taxes Have Biggest Impact on Economic Growth, Not Payroll Taxes

Tax Foundation, Global Evidence on Taxes and Economic Growth: Payroll Taxes Have No Effect -- Focus Should Be on Cutting Corporate and Individual Income Taxes:

Based on OECD data on 34 member countries between 2000 and 2010, there is no significant relationship between payroll taxes and long-term economic growth. In contrast, corporate income taxes have a highly significant and negative effect on long-term growth.

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