Despite the significant disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessity to hold all meetings virtually, work has continued with the release today of the stage 2 peer review monitoring reports for Australia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand and Portugal.
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The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Japan increased by 0.7 percentage points from 31.4% in 2017 to 32.0% in 2018.* The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 33.7% to 33.9%.
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Japan's tax-to-GDP ratio was 31.4% in 2017* (latest available data), below the OECD average (34.3%) by 2.9 percentage points, and above the LAC and Africa (26)* averages (23.1% and 17.2%, respectively).
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This country note explains how Japan 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 report by the OECD Secretary-General provides an overview of the progress made by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS in addressing the tax challenges of digitalisation and a brief update on the work on tax transparency.
À l’occasion du sommet d’Osaka de ce week-end, les dirigeants du G20 sont convenus d’un certain nombre de priorités dans des domaines où les analyses et le soutien de l’OCDE et d’autres organisations internationales jouent un rôle crucial.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Tokyo on 7 June 2019 to deliver a Keynote speech at the G20 High-level Symposium on Ageing and Financial Inclusion (GPFI Forum).
Session 2: On-going efforts to counter tax avoidance and evasion (Participation in Panel Discussion)