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The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in France did not change between 2017 and 2018. The tax-to-GDP ratio remained at 46.1%. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was a slight increase of 0.1 percentage points from 34.2% to 34.3%.
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This country note explains how France 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.
It is now crunch time to find a consensus-based solution to address the tax challenges arising from the growing digitalisation of the economy. Today, we must look forward to drive this process towards a successful conclusion.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in France remained the same at 47.6 percentage points between 2017 and 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
L'OCDE salue le nouveau programme de la France sur la conformité fiscale coopérative annoncé aujourd'hui. La conformité coopérative est une initiative développée par le Forum sur l'administration fiscale de l'OCDE, visant à promouvoir une plus grande conformité fiscale.
The Fiscal Network is an inspiring example of horizontal collaboration between the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTP), the Economics Department (ECO), the Public Governance Directorate (GOV) and the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE) – as well as their respective committees (CFA, EPC, PGC and RDPC).
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Reservations and notifications under the Multilateral Instrument for BEPS Tax Treaty Related Measures provided for France, deposited with the instrument of ratification, approval, or acceptance.
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This country note for France 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).
It is a pleasure to be at the ESSEC Grand Ecole and address the brilliant young minds who will become the business leaders of tomorrow. We live in a world that is in constant evolution and facing new challenges, which is why this class on “Understanding and Changing the world” is of utmost importance. This is what we try to do at the OECD every day. I very much hope our perspective can inspire you.
The OECD was forged by its members out of the destruction of World War II to promote peace and security through sustainable and inclusive economic growth. These are not just worthy goals, but necessary conditions for a safer world.