Tax policy analysis

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The design of the tax system is a key driver for the skills outcomes of OECD economies and thus impact on employment, entrepreneurship and inclusive economic growth.
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How do taxes affect the level of employment? What reforms can reduce unemployment and increase labour force participation? These questions are answered in OECD Tax Policy Study No. 21: Taxation and Employment.
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For many years, the OECD has been collecting information on, and analysing the environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of, various instruments used for environmental policy - including looking at how different instruments interact when they are used in combination.
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Tax database

» Taxing Wages: Tax burdens on labour income continue to rise across the OECD
11 April 2014

» Senior appointments within the Tax Policy and Statistics Division
24 March 2014

» Designing Skill-Friendly Tax Policies
14 March 2014

» Latin America: Tax revenues continue to rise, but are low and varied among countries
20 January 2014

» Tax revenues continue to rise accros the OECD
17 December 2013

» Taxation of Dividend, Interest, and Capital Gain Income
7 November 2013

» Reform R&D tax systems to boost innovation and help young firms, says OECD
10 October 2013

Personal income tax rates
  • Contains data up to and including 2013
  • Updated February 2014
Social security contributions
  • Contains data up to and including 2013
  • Updated February 2014
The tax burden on wage income
  • Contains data up to and including 2013
  • Updated April 2014
Corporate and capital income taxes
  • Contains data up to and including 2013
  • Updated August 2013
Taxes on consumption (VAT/Rates and Excise)
  • Contains data up to and including 2013
  • Updated November 2013

Latest publications

 
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Taxing Wages 2014

This report provides unique cross-country comparative data on income tax paid by employees as well as on the associated social security contributions made by employees and employers; both are key factors when individuals consider their employment options and businesses make hiring decisions. A Special Feature in this year’s report assesses how progressivity of tax systems in OECD countries – the role income taxes play to achieve a more equal distribution of income after tax than before – has changed since 2000.

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Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2014

This report provides internationally comparable data on tax levels and tax structures for a selection of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries and includes a special feature on fiscal revenues from non-renewable natural resources.    

 

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