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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Sweden. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.
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Sweden has the 9th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country had the 10th highest position in 2014. The average single worker in Sweden faced a tax wedge of 42.7% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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The tax burden in Sweden declined by 0.1 percentage points from 42.8% to 42.7% in 2014. 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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The VAT revenues in Sweden accounted for 21.1% of total tax revenue in 2012, above the OECD average of 19.5%
This case study describes the approach taken to reduce NOx emissions from combustion plants, the challenges encountered and the social, environmental and economic impacts. It concludes by discussing the wider lessons that are raised for other governments seeking to develop similar policy responses.
Le Forum mondial sur la transparence et l’échange de renseignements à des fins fiscales a publié une série de rapports sur l’évaluation des systèmes fiscaux en vigueur à Belize, en Finlande, en Islande, à Nauru, en Pologne, au Portugal, en Suède et en Turquie.
Uruguay has signed 7 new agreements providing for the exchange of tax information, showing its willingness to implement the global standards.
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Agreement between Sweden and Dominica for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Sweden and Grenada and Nevis for the exchange of information relating to tax matters