• 24-June-2015


    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    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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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Ireland

    Ireland has the 8th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Ireland faced a tax wedge of 28.2% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 10-December-2014

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

    The tax burden in Ireland increased by 1 percentage point from 27.3% to 28.3% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Irish standard VAT rate is 23%, which is well above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

  • 21-October-2014


    Improving Transparency and Combating Tax Avoidance to Top Agenda of Ninth Forum on Tax Administration, on 23-24 October 2014 in Dublin, Ireland

    Tax administrations will play a central role as governments move to implement the measures they have agreed to counter offshore evasion and combat tax avoidance by multinational enterprises.

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  • 3-octobre-2013


    La taxe carbone et la crise financière en Irlande - Document de travail sur l'environnement No. 59

    Ce rapport décrit les caractéristiques de cette taxe, ses intéractions avec le rééquilibrage budgétaire et les obligations de prélèvements fiscaux, examine ses conséquences pour la compétitivité et le transfert d’émissions de carbone, son efficacité environnementale, et tire des conclusions sur les raisons qui ont poussé l’Irlande à faire ce choix.

  • 4-November-2009


    The OECD and the G20 – An evolving relationship

    Speaking at the Institute of International and European Affairs, Mr. Gurría emphasized the OECD’s continued support of the G20, outlining our work on trade and investment, unemployment, and climate change in the wake of the financial crisis.