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  • 18-December-2014

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    OECD Fiscal Decentralisation Database

    The OECD fiscal decentralisation database provides comparative information on indicators analysed by level of government sector, [Federal or Central (including Social Security), State/regions and Local] for OECD member countries between 1995 and 2010.

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  • 15-December-2014

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    OECD Tax Database

    Comparative information on a range of tax statistics that are levied in the 34 OECD member countries. Tax revenues, personal income taxes, corporate and capital income taxes, social security contributions, VAT and excise duties.

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  • 6-May-2014

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    Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries

    Trends in Indonesia and Malaysia provides for the first time cross-country comparisons between Asian economies and between Asian and OECD economies. Tax revenues are currently rising as a proportion of national incomes in Indonesia and Malaysia but continue to be substantially lower than for Korea, Japan and other OECD countries, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 11-April-2014

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    Taxing Wages 2014

    Personal income tax has risen in 25 out of 34 OECD countries over the past three years, as countries reduce the value of tax-free allowances and tax credits and subject higher proportions of earnings to tax, according to new data in the annual Taxing Wages publication

  • 10-May-2011

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    Tax reforms to improve economic performance

    Many governments are facing historic high levels of deficit and debt. Public spending has risen and they are taking in less money as tax revenues fall. Governments are attempting to consolidate their budgets, looking for the appropriate balance between expenditure cuts and revenue increases.

  • 3-December-2010

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    Tax Policy Study No. 20 - Tax Policy Reform and Economic Growth

    In the wake of the recent financial and economic crisis, how OECD countries can face the challenge of restoring public finances without jeopardising economic growth?

  • 3-December-2010

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    Tax Policy Study No. 19: Choosing a Broad Base – Low Rate Approach to Taxation

    Many countries will likely face the need to increase tax revenues, as part of fiscal consolidation, during the next few years. But how is this best done? And what are the considerations when choosing between raising tax rates and broadening the tax base by scaling back or abolishing targeted tax provisions (such as allowances, exemptions and preferential rates)? This report aims to answer such questions by taking a close look at the

  • 2-December-2010

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    Tax Reform: Restoring Growth

    Given the current high levels of budget deficits and government debt, Governments recognize that they need to consolidate their budgets. Taxes can give rise to a multitude of disincentives to work, invest and innovate, with adverse effects on economic growth and welfare. But how can such distortions be minimised?

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  • 20-July-2006

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    Tax Policy Development in Denmark, Italy, the Slovak Republic and Turkey

    Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the