US is one of two states in the world that taxes its non-resident citizens on worldwide income, in the same manner and rates as habitants; another is Eritrea. The United State Supreme Court maintained the constitutionality of imposition of like a tax in the case of Cook v. Tait.
Payroll taxes are imposed by the federal also all state governments. These include Social Security and Medicare taxes enforced on both employers and employees, at a combined rate of 15.3% (13.3% for 2011 or 2012). Social Security tax applies only to the 1st $106,800 of wages in 2009 through 2011. However, benefits are only increased on the first $106,800 of wages. Employers should restrained income taxes on salary. An unemployment tax or specific another levies apply to employers. Payroll taxes have dramatically increased as a share of federal income since the 1950s, while company revenue taxes have fallen as a share of revenue. (Company profits have not fallen as a part of GDP).
Property taxes are imposed by most local governments and many particural objective authorities based on the fair market value of property. School or another authorities are often separately governed, also impose separate taxes. Wealth tax is generally imposed only on realty, though several jurisdictions tax some forms of business treasure. Treasure tax rules and rates differ widely with yearly median rates ranging from 0.2% to 1.9% of a wealth’s value reffering to the state.