US is one of two countries in the world that taxes its non-habitant citizens on worldwide revenue, in the same manner or rates as habitants; the other is Eritrea. The America Supreme Court maintained the constitutionality of imposition of such a tax in the case of Cook v. Tait.
Wages taxes are enforced by the federal and all state governments. These inclusive Social Security and Medicare taxes imposed on both employers and employees, at a conjointed rate of 15.3% (13.3% for 2011 and 2012). Social Security tax applies only to the 1st $106,800 of wages in 2009 thru 2011. Nonetheless, advantages are just increased on the first $106,800 of salary. Employers should restrained income taxes on salary. An unemployment tax or certain other collects apply to employers. Salary taxes have dramatically raised as a part of federal revenue since the 1950s, while corporate revenue taxes have fallen as a share of revenue. (Corporate profits have not fallen as a share of GDP).
Property taxes are enforced by most local governments also many particural goal authorities based on the fair market value of property. School and other authorities are oftentimes separately governed, and impose separate taxes. Wealth tax is mostly imposed only on realty, though several jurisdictions tax several forms of business treasure. Wealth tax rules or rates differ widely with yearly median rates ranging from 0.2% to 1.9% of a treasure’s value reffering to the state.