- 1996-3726 (online)
- 1560-3660 (print)
OECD’s annual statistical publication that presents a unique set of detailed and internationally comparable tax revenue data in a common format for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards. It also provides a conceptual framework defining which government receipts should be regarded as taxes and classifies different types of taxes. Comparable tables show revenue data by type of tax in US dollars, as a percentage of GDP, and, for the different types of taxes, as a share of total taxation. Detailed country tables show information in national currency values.
Revenue Statistics 2002Click to Access:
- 09 Oct 2002
- 9789264058699 (PDF) ;9789264098855(print)
Data on government sector receipts, and on taxes in particular, are basic inputs to most structural economic descriptions and economic analyses and are increasingly used in international comparisons. This annual publication provides a conceptual framework to define which government receipts should be regarded as taxes and to classify different types of taxes. It presents a unique set of detailed and internationally comparable tax data in a common format for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This year's edition presents two special features. The first reviews a number of current issues related to how social security contributions should be reported. The second discusses the impact of revised GDP figures on reported tax levels.