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Korea's tax-to-GDP ratio was 28.4% in 2018, below the OECD average (34.3%) by 5.8 percentage points, and above the LAC and Africa (26)* averages (23.1% and 17.2%, respectively).
La Corée et la République tchèque déposent leur instrument de ratification de la Convention multilatérale pour la mise en œuvre des mesures relatives aux conventions fiscales pour prévenir l'érosion de la base d'imposition et le transfert de bénéfices, soulignant ainsi son ferme engagement à prévenir l'utilisation abusive des conventions fiscales et le BEPS par les entreprises multinationales.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Korea increased by 0.3 percentage points from 23.0 in 2018 to 23.3 in 2019. The OECD average tax wedge in 2019 was 36.0 (2018, 36.1).
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The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Korea increased by 1.5 percentage points from 26.9% in 2017 to 28.4% in 2018. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was a slight increase of 0.1 percentage point from 34.2% to 34.3% over the same period.
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This country note explains how Korea taxes energy use. The note shows the distribution of effective energy tax rates across all domestic energy use. It also details the country-specific assumptions made when calculating effective energy tax rates and matching tax rates to the corresponding energy base.
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This country note for Korea provides detail on the proportion of CO2 emissions from energy use subject to different effective carbon rates (ECR), as well as on the level and components of average ECRs in each of the six economic sectors (road transport, off-road transport, industry, agriculture and fishing, residential & commercial, and electricity).
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Republic of Korea - Transfer Pricing Country Profile