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  • 24-June-2015

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    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 4-June-2015

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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Chile

    Chile has the lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Chile faced a tax wedge of 7.0% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 10-December-2014

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    Key findings for Chile: OECD Revenue Statistics and Consumption Tax Trends 2014

    The tax burden in Chile declined by 1.2 percentage points from 21.4% to 20.2%, the second largest fall amongst member countries in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Chilean standard VAT is 19%, which is very close to the OECD average. The average VAT/GST rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

  • 20-January-2014

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    Latin America: Tax revenues continue to rise, but are low and varied among countries, according to new OECD-ECLAC-CIAT report

    Tax revenues in Latin American countries continue to rise but are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries. Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2012 shows that Argentina and Brazil have the highest tax revenue to GDP ratio, while Guatemala and Dominican Republic stand at the lower end.

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  • 24-October-2013

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    Chile: Signing Ceremony of the Multilateral Convention on Tax Matters

    Chile is the eighth country in the region to sign this Convention, which shows that we have made progress, but there is still much ground to cover. We hope that this signing will attract the attention of other Latin American countries that want to be included in this important multilateral co-operation instrument.

  • 24-October-2013

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    Chile strengthening international tax co-operation, OECD says

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed today Chile’s recent steps to strengthen international tax co-operation.

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  • 13-November-2012

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    Latin America: Tax revenues are rising, but still low and varied among countries

    Tax revenues in Latin American countries are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries, but are rising slowly. Revenue Statistics in Latin America shows that the average tax revenue to GDP ratio in the 15 Latin American countries covered by the report increased from 19% in 2009 to 19.4% in 2010, after falling from a high point of 19.7% in 2008.

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  • 14-December-2009

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    Chile enacts law on access to bank information, implements tax standard

    A new law on access to bank information will enable Chile to exchange banking information under existing tax treaties, thereby complying with the internationally agreed tax standard for exchange of information.

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  • 2-March-2009

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    Responses to the economic and financial crisis and the road to recovery

    Latin America has a major role to play in building a new international financial and economic system, since it has accumulated substantial experience in managing financial crises and recovery programs, according to the OECD Secretary-General.

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