Conservative countries to move to [SLIDESHOW]

Conservatives will still have a powerful voice in the House of Representatives next year, but the presidency and the Senate will remain in the hands of the Democrats.

If that’s just too much for you to handle, here are some countries that could offer you lower taxes and more business-friendly governments.

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  • The American Chamber of Commerce considers this country to be one of the most business friendly countries in the international community. It offers a number of Investment tax credits for corporations and has strict limits on how much the government can tax corporate incomes. Unfortunately, they do have higher personal income taxes, but they also have fairy tale castles!
  • The Emerald Isle is growing more liberal, however its Catholic heritage maintains social conservative norms, Abortion is only permitted in exceptional circumstances and they have one of the highest church attendance rates in Europe. Forbes ranked it as the best country for businesses with 12.5% corporate tax rate, low corporate tax since 1950s and tax relief for transfer of intangible assets to Ireland.
  • Surf, sand, clear blue waters, and no direct taxation on income or Cayman businesses. Sounds a lot like a conservative's paradise.
  • Who wouldn't want to be a Kiwi? The country of countless natural wonders has a major tax reforms (The top marginal rate of income tax was reduced from 66% to 33% in the last 3 decades) and killer waves.
  • If you treasure speaking English and still want to "ally" with your home country, Australia may be the place for you. This Oceanic nation has sided with the US in most major conflicts and they also produced the Crocodile Hunter, easily the only reason why Animal Planet is still on TV. If that doesn't convince you, then just look at their popular politician Tony Abbot,  "a social conservative and endurance athlete who has run a disciplined campaign around the issues of tax, cutting the public debt, curbing waste in government and the highly emotive question of asylum seekers arriving by ship in the remote north of the country," The Economist reports.
  • Switzerland is the land of low tax rates, skiing, great cheese, and did we mention guns? While they don't have a conscripted army, the country trains its citizens to fight in a militia. It also has one of the highest percentages of gun ownership in the world.