The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Austria increased by 1.2 percentage points from 42.2% in 2020 to 43.5% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.
Biographical note of Austria's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
Austria’s economy is recovering well from the COVID-19 crisis thanks to decisive policy action, although challenges remain in the form of labour and skills shortages. Efforts should now focus on increasing the labour force participation of women and older workers, adjusting public finances once the recovery is fully self-sustained, and accelerating the shift to a greener and widely digitalised economy, according to a new OECD report.
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Life expectancy declined in Austria in 2020, but a strong vaccination campaign and the introduction of the Green Pass helped to sharply reduce COVID-19 deaths. Health at a Glance 2021 provides the latest comparable data and trends on the performance of health systems in OECD countries and key emerging economies. Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, this edition offers a special chapter on the health impact of COVID-19.
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The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which Austria is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.
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Austria has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption – 12 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.5 bottles of wine or 4.6 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Austria, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Austria and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.