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  • 12-April-2012

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    Fiscal Consolidation

    The economic and financial crisis was the catalyst for a fiscal crisis that engulfs many OECD countries. Consolidating public finances in order to address the consequences of the crisis, underlying weaknesses and also future spending pressures creates important challenges. Fiscal consolidation requires choices to be made about how much consolidation is needed, how fast it should be implemented and which instruments should be used.

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  • 12-April-2012

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    Fiscal Consolidation: How much, how fast and by what means?

    The economic crisis has led to a surge in government deficits and pushed public indebtedness to 100% of GDP for the OECD as a whole in 2011. New research shows that bringing debt down to prudent levels will require sustained fiscal consolidation in most OECD countries.

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  • 12-April-2012

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    Fiscal consolidation: How much is needed to reduce debt to a prudent level? OECD Economics Department Policy Notes, No. 11

    Fiscal consolidation: How much is needed to reduce debt to a prudent level? OECD Economics Department Policy Notes, No. 11

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  • 12-April-2012

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    What are the best policy instruments for fiscal consolidation? OECD Economics Department Policy Notes, No. 12

    Large fiscal challenges will pre-occupy OECD governments for some time to come. The economic crisis that began in 2008 caused deficits to surge, and fiscal imbalances were swollen further by stimulus measures and bank rescue operations.

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  • 10-April-2012

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    Tax reform in Norway: a focus on capital taxation

    Norway’s dual income tax system achieves high levels of revenue collection and income redistribution, without overly undermining economic performance and while paying attention to environmental externalities.

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  • 5-April-2012

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    Peer Review Report of Chile - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

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

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  • 5-April-2012

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    Green growth and taxation

    Green growth will require large scale changes in the behaviour of households, business and governments. Taxes and other market-based instruments are key policy instruments for providing clear and sustained incentives to reduce environmental damage.

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  • 5-April-2012

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    Peer Review Report of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

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

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  • 5-April-2012

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    Peer Review Report of Brazil - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

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

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  • 5-April-2012

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    Peer Review Report of Malta - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

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

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