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The tax burden in Belgium did not change between 2013 and 2014, staying at 44.7%. 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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Belgium has the highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Belgium faced a tax wedge of 55.6% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.