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Denmark is ranked 17th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 38.1% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
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The tax burden in Denmark increased by 1.4 percentage points from 47.2% to 48.6, the fourth largest increase amongst member countries in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Danish standard VAT rate is 25%, which is above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
Bilateral Agreements that have been signed to establish exchange of information for tax purposes.
Uruguay has signed 7 new agreements providing for the exchange of tax information, showing its willingness to implement the global standards.
OECD countries acknowledge that taxes must play a role in the process of fiscal consolidation as they battle unprecedented budget deficits. In 2010, the majority of OECD governments have stabilised their tax to GDP, with the average ratio moving up slightly from 33.8% in 2009 to 33.9% in 2010.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Denmark.
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Agreement between the Denmark and Dominica for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between the Denmark and Grenada for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Denmark and San Marino for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
When: Thursday 17 Dec, 3pm - 4.30pmWhere: The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel This side event at the COP15 Copenhagen summit will look how carbon allowances are treated by corporate income taxes and how carbon markets can integrate globally.