Taxing Wages

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Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax paid by workers and on social security contributions levied upon employees and their employers in OECD countries. Family benefits paid as cash transfers are specified. Amounts of taxes and benefits are detailed programme by programme, for eight household types which differ by income level and household composition. Results reported include the marginal and effective tax burden for one- and two-earner families, and total labour costs of employers
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
13 Apr 2010
Data are: :
Annual
DOI :
10.1787/data-00265-en
Years covered :
2000-2010

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This dataset contains comparative average and marginal tax rates and tax benefit statistics. Included are rates of various taxes and gross and net income figures in U.S. dollars. Data are provided for eight family-types differing by income level and household composition. Data coverage starts from 2000.
Also available in: French
Keywords: net income, tax, gross labour cost, comparative table, income tax, total gross earnings, statistics, social security contribution, household composition, marginal tax wedge, income level