Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

Benefits and Wages: Policies



Country specific information since 2001


Detailed country-specific information on tax and benefit systems from 2001 to 2012. Includes in-depth descriptions of how the key national tax and benefit programmes operate, and also spreadsheets showing the resulting budget constraints for particular family situations. Country specific information last updated: March 2014

 >> Policy overview tables  

These tables summarise the key features of the main tax and benefit programmes, drawing together information from more detailed country descriptions to facilitate comparisons for selected years (2010, 2007, 2005).  Excel files last updated: March 2013


The tax and social security policy information is available from the OECD Tax database.


Policies included in the models, 2010

  This table provides a summary indication of benefits, tax concessions and social contributions taken into account in the models.  




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Related Documents


Tax and Benefit Systems: OECD Indicators

Benefits and Wages: Tax-Benefit calculator