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#1 Enid Puceflange

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:34 AM

Stumbled over this stuff and I thought it was thought provoking. I'd always taken the Laffer curve as being pretty much right, but this is an entertaining demolition of that:  https://www.itepnet....nkeconomics.pdf

 

Here's an interesting take on corporate tax rates across various countries:

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:36 AM

Interesting that the rest of the world's civilized countries are held up as an "example" when discussing socialized medicine, but when it comes to hidden/corporate taxes, we need to go out on our own and do something REALLY stupid.  :D

 

Nice 50th order curve fit, though!


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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:39 AM

Interesting that the rest of the world's civilized countries are held up as an "example" when discussing socialized medicine, but when it comes to hidden/corporate taxes, we need to go out on our own and do something REALLY stupid.   :D

 

Nice 50th order curve fit, though!

Yeah, the curve fit was awesome :)

 

Of course, it is faintly possible (!) that total tax take (personal+corporate+sales+resources/minerals) is an exact fit and this is just cherry picking one of the tax sources.....


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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:39 AM

Interesting that the rest of the world's civilized countries are held up as an "example" when discussing socialized medicine, but when it comes to hidden/corporate taxes, we need to go out on our own and do something REALLY stupid.   :D

 

Nice 50th order curve fit, though!

 

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