These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.
Italy should boost spending and cooperation at national and regional levels as part of broader efforts to help more people into work and reduce the country’s high unemployment rate, according to a new OECD report.
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In Italy, the jobs at high risk of automation are just above the OECD average: 15.2% of Italian workers may see their job being automated but another 35.5% may see it significantly overhauled
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In Italia, i posti di lavoro ad alto rischio di automazione sono appena al di sopra della media OCSE: il 15,2% (cfr. Figura). Un altro 35,5% potrebbe subire sostanziali cambiamenti nel modo in cui vengono svolti; questi posti di lavoro rimarranno ma con mansioni molto diverse da quelle attuali.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Italy increased by 0.2 percentage points from 47.7 in 2017 to 47.9 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
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This country fact-sheet presents key figures from "Under Pressure: The Squeezed Middle Class". This report analyses the trends of middle-income households in areas such as employment, consumption, wealth and debt, as well as perceptions and social attitudes. It also includes recommendations for protecting middle-class living standards and financial security in the face of economic challenges.
In recent years, Italy has experienced a modest economic recovery resulting in an average growth of 1.1% between 2015 and 2018. Following important labour market reforms, it has also experienced a significant rise in the employment rate, by 3 percentage points since 2015. And there have also been other encouraging improvements, such as the shift of Italian export industries to higher value added products.
Today, the global economy is facing serious headwinds. According to our latest Economic Outlook released earlier this month, global growth is projected to further decrease from 3.6% in 2018 to 3.3% in 2019 and to 3.4% in 2020. Trade and investment growth remain sluggish and the large increase in inequality many countries experienced before the crisis persists.