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EU taxation trends report 2017

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The European Commission has published its 2017 report on taxation trends in the EU. The report contains a detailed statistical and economic analysis of the tax systems of the 28 EU member states, plus Iceland and Norway.

Taxes on labour accounted for around half of all revenues, although the share of consumption taxes such as VAT and excise duties (one third) and capital taxes (one fifth) have increased slightly. Average corporate income tax rates continued to fall, but more slowly than in recent years. Personal income tax rates have remained broadly stable. Environmental tax revenues have shown little change over the last five years. See

Issue: 1363
Categories: News , International taxes