Germany


  • 3-December-2015

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Germany

    The tax burden in Germany declined by 0.4 percentage points from 36.5% to 36.1% in 2014. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.2% to 34.4%.

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  • 7-August-2015

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  • 2-July-2015

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    Competitiveness Impacts of the German Electricity Tax

    Proposals to increase environmentally related taxes are often challenged on competitiveness grounds. The concern is that value creation in certain sectors might decline domestically if a country introduces environmentally related taxes unilaterally. This paper provides evidence on the short-term competitiveness impacts of the German electricity tax introduced unilaterally in 1999.

  • 22-June-2015

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    Competitiveness Impacts of the German Electricity Tax - Environment Working Paper

    Proposals to increase environmentally related taxes are often challenged on competitiveness grounds. The concern is that value creation in certain sectors might decline domestically if a country introduces environmentally related taxes unilaterally. This paper provides evidence on the short-term competitiveness impacts of the German electricity tax introduced unilaterally in 1999.

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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Germany

    Germany has the 3rd highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Germany faced a tax wedge of 49.3% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 11-December-2014

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    Consumption Tax Trends: Key findings for Germany

    The VAT revenues in Germany accounted for 19.4% of total tax revenue in 2012, which is close to the OECD average of 19.5%.

  • 29-October-2014

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    Global Forum on Transparency & Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes: Speech by A. Gurría

    "We have to transition to more transparent, multilateral mechanisms. Thanks to your hard work, taxation is finally catching up with globalisation, making it more redistributive, harnessing its potential for social progress and justice, making people’s lives better. People sometimes forget that this is what taxation, indeed what economics is all about.", said the OECD Secretary-General at the Global Forum.

  • 7-June-2010

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    Agreement between Germany and Saint Lucia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Germany and Saint Lucia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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  • 4-June-2010

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    Agreement between Germany and Turks and Caicos Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Germany and Turks and Caicos Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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  • 27-May-2010

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    Agreement between Germany and the Cayman Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Germany and the Cayman Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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