US Taxes Are 27% Of GDP

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_tax_revenue_as_percentage_of_GDP

At the time of the Revolutionary War, the king was taxing the US at 12% of GDP.

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6 Responses to US Taxes Are 27% Of GDP

  1. Paul H says:

    You lot are lucky. In the UK we are upto 40%.

  2. Andy WeissDC says:

    Apparently that 27% is too low because we keep getting deeper in debt.

  3. Cory says:

    Lets please not look at wikipedia as a scholarly source (as every high school student in our country already knows to do). This is pulled directly from a government site. Revenue to GDP estimated at 15% for 2011 and below that for the last two years!

    http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/taxfacts/displayafact.cfm?Docid=205

  4. Cory says:

    Even better. This is listed as a source on your wikipedia page.

    http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.TAX.TOTL.GD.ZS

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