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2. United States

Combined Corporate Income Tax Rate: 39.21%
Current rate in place since: 2008
2010 forecasted GDP growth: +3.3%

Recent Rate Changes
Rates have fluctuated within the narrow range of 39.25% and 39.44% since 1998. The largest year-over-year changes since 1981 were 1986-1987 (49.8% to 44.2%) and 1987-1988 (44.2% to 38.6%).

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