Ireland


  • 7-August-2015

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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.

  • 3-October-2013

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    Ireland's Carbon Tax and the Fiscal Crisis - Environment Working Paper No. 59

    This paper describes the features of the tax, recounts the story of its interplay between fiscal adjustment and helping meet the obligations to raise taxes, and implications for competitiveness and carbon leakage, environmental effectiveness and equity issues, and draws conclusions regarding why it happened, and provides tentative insights for other countries in a similar situation.

  • 7-December-2011

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    Getting back on track: restoring fiscal sustainability in Ireland

    Ireland’s banking crisis, one of the most severe in the OECD area, and the associated economic recession have taken a heavy toll on public finances.

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  • 29-November-2011

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    Tax revenues stabilise in OECD countries in 2010

    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.

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  • 27-January-2011

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    Peer Review Report of Ireland - Combined Phase 1 + Phase 2

    This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Ireland.

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  • 8-January-2010

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    Agreement between Ireland and Samoa for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Ireland and Samoa for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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  • 8-January-2010

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    Agreement between Ireland and Cook Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Ireland and Cook Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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  • 22-December-2009

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    Agreement between Ireland and Saint-Lucia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Ireland and Saint-Lucia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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