Consumption Tax Trends 2016

VAT/GST and excise rates, trends and policy issues

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Consumption Tax Trends provides information on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries. It also contains information about indirect tax topics such as international aspects of VAT/GST developments and the efficiency of this tax. It also describes a range of taxation provisions such as the taxation of motor vehicles, tobacco and alcoholic beverages.

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Statement of outcomes on the OECD International VAT/GST Guidelines

We, the high-level officials of 104 jurisdictions and international organisations worldwide, gathered at the third meeting of the OECD Global Forum on VAT (the Global Forum) in Paris on 5-6 November 2015 to examine the progress made towards completion of the OECD International VAT/GSTValue Added Taxes (VAT) are also referred to as Goods and Services Tax (GST) in many jurisdictions. For ease of reading, this statement hereafter refers to VAT to cover all value added taxes, by whatever name, in whatever language, they are known.Guidelines (the Guidelines) as a global standard to address issues of double taxation and unintended non-taxation in the application of VAT to international trade.

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