We're not No. 1—at least when it comes to how much we pay in taxes compared to workers in other developed countries.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's annual report on individual income taxes finds that the U.S. ranks 25th out of the organization's 34 member countries when it comes individual tax burdens.
The report looks at the total income and social security taxes paid by employees and employers, minus any tax credits they receive.
It found that the average single U.S. worker without children faced a so-called "tax wedge" of 31.3 percent in 2013, compared to an OECD average of 35.9 percent.