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The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Lithuania increased by 0.2 percentage points from 30.2% in 2018 to 30.3% in 2019. Between 2018 and 2019 the OECD average decreased from 33.9% to 33.8%.
Governments should continue providing support to the philanthropic sector while taking steps to safeguard tax systems and ensure that the activities of philanthropic organisations continue to align with the public interest, according to a new report from the OECD.
By Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, and Henry Peter, Head, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy
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This country note explains how the Netherlands 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.
In response to a request from the Minister of Finance of Chile, a remote mission was conducted by a joint team of staff from the IMF and the OECD secretariat from April to October 2020. The mission's main purpose was to assist the Minister of Finance with technical support to review Chile's tax expenditure methodology and its corrective excise taxes. This report reflects the findings of the mission.
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Revenue Statistics in Africa is an annual publication providing accurate, complete and reliable statistics on public revenue for tax policy development. It includes harmonised and internationally comparable data that can be accessed online for free.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Seychelles increased by 1.3 percentage points from 31.1% in 2017 to 32.4% in 2018. In comparison, the average for the 30 African countries increased by just under 0.1 percentage points over the same period, and was 16.5% in 2018.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Burkina Faso decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 16.9% in 2017 to 16.8% in 2018. In comparison, the average for the 30 African countries increased by just under 0.1 percentage points over the same period, and was 16.5% in 2018.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Botswana decreased by 0.2 percentage points from 12.3% in 2017 to 12.1% in 2018. In comparison, the average for the 30 African countries increased by just under 0.1 percentage points over the same period, and was 16.5% in 2018.