Ireland


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.

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