OECD to release Taxing Wages 2017 on Tuesday 11 April


04/04/2017 - Taxing Wages 2017, the OECD’s annual flagship publication on the various taxes levied on wages and salaries, will be released on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at 11:00 CET (09:00 GMT).


Taxing Wages 2017 provides unique cross-country comparative data on income tax paid by employees as well as the associated social security contributions made by employees and employers across the OECD, both of which are key factors when individuals consider their employment options and businesses make hiring decisions.


This year’s report includes a Special Feature examining the impact of taxation on skills acquisition and future earnings for workers across the OECD area.


For further information on Taxing Wages 2017, contact the OECD Media Office (+33 1 45 24 97 00).


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the report, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before the release.


The report will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the report by e-mail under embargo should be sent to


Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.


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