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Range of Personal Tax Brackets in the Seven Industrialized Nations (%)

 

Country
Lowest
Highest
Canada 17 29
France 5 57
Germany 17 55
Italy 10 50
Japan 10 50
United Kingdom 25 40
United States 15 31

 

Percent of GDP Collected as National Taxes

 

Country
Percentage
France 44.2
Italy 39.7
Germany 39.2
Canada 37.3
United Kingdom 36.0
Japan 30.9
United States 29.8

 

Source: "OECD in Figures," 1994 Edition, supplement to The OECD Observer , No. 188, June/July 1994