Portugal


10-December-2014

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

The tax burden in Portugal increased by 2.2 percentage points from 31.2% to 33.4, the largest rise amongst member countries in 2013. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Portuguese 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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11-April-2013

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Global Forum on tax transparency shifts focus to effectiveness of information exchange

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (referred to as "the Global Forum"), has released its peer review reports for Belize, Finland, Iceland, Nauru, Poland, Portugal, Sweden and Turkey.

19-September-2012

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Portugal: solid foundations for a sustainable fiscal consolidation

Owing to slow growth and a relatively weak fiscal position, Portugal’s public debt had been rising for almost a decade when the global crisis struck, sharply increasing the deficit.

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19-September-2012

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Portugal: assessing the risks around the speed of fiscal consolidation in an uncertain environment

This paper illustrates possible trade-offs between two different fiscal consolidation strategies in Portugal: sticking to the nominal fiscal targets in the EU-IMF programme or allowing automatic stabilisers to work, while sticking to the structural primary deficit targets implied by the programme.

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19-November-2010

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Towards a less distortive and more efficient tax system in Portugal

The process of fiscal consolidation and the need to step up the poor long term economic performance provide an opportunity to implement tax measures to improve efficiency and rebalance the economy.

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10-May-2010

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Agreement between Portugal and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

Agreement between Portugal and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

28-August-2009

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Agreement between Portugal and Gibraltar for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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