Paul L. Caron

Monday, September 25, 2006

2006 Tax Competitiveness Report

Mintz_2 Howe_logo_1The C.D. Howe Institute has published The 2006 Tax Competitiveness Report, by Jack M. Mintz (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto).  The report ranks 81 developed and devleoping countries by their tax treatment of business investment.  Here are the developed counties with the highest effective tax rates on capital:

      1. China
      2. Brazil
      3. Germany
      4. United States
      5. Russia
      6. Canada
      7. Japan
      8. France
      9. Korea
      10. Spain

(Hat Tip:  Bruce Bartlett.)

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Another argument for lowering -- if not outright eliminating -- corporate tax.

When we're higher than France......

Posted by: Sandy P | Sep 25, 2006 12:52:08 PM