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Democrat Tax & Spend “Solution” to Health Care Pushes Marginal Tax Rates to Over 50 Percent

July 16, 2009

Taxpayers in 39 of 50 states would be subject to a top marginal tax rate of over 50 percent under the job-killing surtax in the House Democrats’ health care bill. The average top marginal rate in the United States would be higher than just three of the 30 most economically-developed countries. But given time, we are sure the majority will find a way to push every state to the top of the list.

To see how your state stacks up to historic tax havens like Sweden, France, and Belgium click the chart below.