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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for the United States

    The United States is ranked 24th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 31.5% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Hungary

    Hungary has the 4th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Hungary faced a tax wedge of 49.0% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Sweden

    Sweden has the 9th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Sweden faced a tax wedge of 42.5% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for France

    France has the 5th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in France faced a tax wedge of 48.4% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 13-April-2015

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    The LAC Fiscal Initiative

    The OECD’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Initiative fosters policy dialogue and peer review in the LAC region. It covers fiscal, investment, public governance and innovation policies. This document describes the fiscal pillar of the Initiative, which aims to improve taxation and public expenditure policies in the region to support economic growth and income redistribution.

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  • 12-March-2015

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    Moving Beyond the Flat Tax - Tax Policy Reform in the Slovak Republic

    The Slovak Republic was among the fastest growing OECD economies in the last decade. It is broadly recognised that the 2004 tax reform contributed to this success. Ten years after this fundamental reform, however, the time has come to re-evaluate some of the key characteristics of the Slovak tax system.

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  • 10-March-2015

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    Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2015

    The Revenue Statistics in Latin America publication is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Inter American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Development bank (IDB). It compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for a number of Latin American and Caribbean economies, the

  • 25-February-2015

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    Revenue statistics in Africa: Five more countries join the initiative

    The aim of the Revenue Statistics in Africa project is to enhance the comparability, quality and accessibility of data on a voluntary basis, using a time-tested methodology and process.

  • 10-December-2014

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    Tax revenues rebounding from the crisis but tax mix varying widely, OECD says

    Tax burdens and revenue collection in advanced economies are reaching record levels not seen since before the global financial crisis, but the tax mix continues varying widely across countries, according to new OECD research published today.

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  • 10-December-2014

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

    The tax burden in Austria increased by 0.9 percentage points from 41.7% to 42.5% in 2013. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Austrian standard VAT rate is 20%, which is above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

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