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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Canada

    Canada has the 10th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Canada faced a tax wedge of 31.5% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for New Zealand

    New Zealand has the 2nd lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in New Zealand faced a tax wedge of 17.2% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    OECD tax burdens on wages rising without tax rate increases

    Taxes on wages have risen by about 1 percentage point for the average worker in OECD countries between 2010 and 2014 even though the majority of governments did not increase statutory income tax rates, according to a new OECD report.

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Japan

    Japan is ranked 23rd among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge of 31.9% for an average single worker in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Australia

    Australia has the 7th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Australia faced a tax wedge of 27.7% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Czech Republic

    The Czech Republic has the 8th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in the Czech Republic faced a tax wedge of 42.6% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Luxembourg

    Luxembourg is ranked 19th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 37.6% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Portugal

    Portugal is ranked 11th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 41.2% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Austria

    Austria has the 2nd highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Austria faced a tax wedge of 49.4% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Italy

    Italy has the 6th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Italy faced a tax wedge of 48.2% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

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