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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Belgium. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
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Belgium has the highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in Belgium faced a tax wedge of 55.3% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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.