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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Italy. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
A seguito della richiesta del Ministro dell'Economia e delle Finanze Pier Carlo Padoan, il Centro per le Politiche Fiscali e Amministrative dell’OCSE ha condotto un'analisi della struttura organizzativa e degli accordi istituzionali dell'amministrazione fiscale italiana, con particolare riguardo all'Agenzia delle Entrate e all'Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli.
Following a request of the Italian Minister of Economy and Finance Pier Carlo Padoan, the OECD has carried out a review of the organisational structure and institutional arrangements of Italy’s tax administration, with a focus on the Agenzia delle Entrate and the Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli. The review also highlights certain critical issues related to tax compliance and collection which emerged in the course of the work.
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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Italy has the 5th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015, compared with the 6th highest position in 2014. The average single worker in Italy faced a tax wedge of 49.0% in 2015, compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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The tax burden in Italy declined by 0.3 percentage points from 43.9% to 43.6% in 2014. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.2% to 34.4%.
Third Annual Conference on the theme of "Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact" held at the University of Venice from 29 through 30 January 2015. The press release is available.
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The VAT revenues in Italy accounted for 13.8% of total tax revenue in 2012, below the OECD average of 19.5%.
Italy’s policy of fiscal consolidation and growth-friendly structural reforms has substantially improved its economic prospects, but the adverse sentiment that the country has faced in the sovereign bond market over the past years has deep roots.
Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the