People often wonder which countries have the highest tax rates in the world and which have the lowest rates. Sometimes this is so that they make themselves feel better, and other times this is so they can get the hell out and move countries! Anyway, we have the answers to both these questions. Here are the top 3 countries with the highest and lowest tax rates in the world:
Belgium’s marginal tax rate can be up to 54 percent! However, Belgium also ranks quite highly on many economic scales. Out of 203 countries, the GDP of Belgium is in 18th place. Its exports amount to an annual $322 billion in goods and services.
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No one wants to worry about money when they are old and with this simple retirement secret you won’t have to. There is a simple straightforward way to reduce your housing costs to $400 a month or less. This includes electricity, water, wi-fi internet, and cable. With this little retirement secret you could virtually retire with no money, live in beautiful place, and travel as much as you want.
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These days in America the average combined income of a household can be as much as 10,000 dollars. Yet after taxes and household expenses, most couples have very little to show for what is left over of their money. Unfortunately, most of the income of American couples goes toward bills and maintenance of their homes. Read the rest of this entry »
It may be difficult to find anything good about the latest data regarding the housing market, but the housing downturn does have a silver lining. One of the positives about the downturn is that real estate has never been so affordable in its entire history. Also, there is a sea of opportunities for homebuyers, as well as investors. If you want to find the best place to invest money in 2011, read on!
Extensive real estate data and statistics have been keeping track of the housing markets across the United States. A comprehensive list of the best places to invest in 2011 has been put together and now it’s been made public. This list is not for those who want to make a quick buck. It is for those who are looking to make long-term investments, and those investors interested in generating rental income from their properties. Modest value appreciation is usually expected by these investors, and their focus is regular positive cash flow. If you are one of these investors, you may find the best place to invest money this year on this list.
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According to a U.S. Census conducted recently of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, some of the worst housing markets in the country are currently in Florida. The census only took cities with a population of 500,000 or more into consideration. The key economic factors that were analyzed include job growth rates and unemployment rates in the areas. The list of the worst places in the US housing market 2011 is generated based on the theory of the cyclical life span of markets. Read the rest of this entry »