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Latvia had the 11th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Latvia faced a tax wedge of 42.9% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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This note presents marginal effective tax rates (METRs) that summarise the tax system’s impact on the incentives to make an additional investment in a particular type of savings. By comparing METRs on different types of household savings, we can gain insights into which assets or savings types receive the most favourable treatment from the tax system
The Country Health Profiles are an important step in the European Commission’s two-year State of Health in the EU cycle and are the result of joint work between the OECD and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. The concise, policy relevant profiles are based on a transparent, consistent methodology, using both quantitative and qualitative data, yet flexibly adapted to the context of each EU Member State.
Latvia should strengthen old-age safety nets and raise the basic state pension in order to reduce pensioner poverty, especially among women, and address the challenge of a fast declining population, according to a new OECD report.
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This note describes the taxation of energy use in Latvia. It contains the country’s energy tax profiles, followed by country-specific information to complement the general discussion in Taxing Energy Use 2018 (OECD, 2018).
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This page contains all information relating to the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Latvia.
Stronger integration in global value chains would speed up economic convergence to advanced OECD economies and raise living standards.