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President Trump on Wednesday told Fox's Sean Hannity, "We are the highest taxed nation in the world.". At this point, Trump has publicly made this claim at least 20 times. And it's still not true. In fact, here are just a few ways the United States trails other countries in terms of taxation. Total revenue collected. The United States in 2015 collected $14,794 per capita in tax revenue, according to data from the OECD, which is a group of 34 democracies with market economies. That's well below what many other OECD members collected. Luxembourg took the top spot, with $42,655 collected per person. Norway came in second, collecting $30,140. As a share of the economy, the U.S. collected 26.4% ... Full story

12 October