The International Tax Competitiveness Index is a powerful tool that can help you identify strengths and weaknesses with your country’s tax code, and develop a roadmap towards positive reforms.
For the fifth year in a row, Tax Foundation found that out of all OECD countries, Estonia’s tax code is the most competitive and neutral, followed closely by Latvia (#2), New Zealand (#3), Luxembourg (#4), and the Netherlands (#5).
On the other side of the spectrum, France has the least competitive and least neutral tax system in the OECD, followed by Italy (#34), Poland (#33), Portugal (#32), and Chile (#31).
To help better understand these results, and to jumpstart the tax reform debate in your country, the Tax Foundation has put together a “Tax Reform Toolkit”
In addition to the full report, the Tax Foundation has made available short summaries of the strengths and weaknesses of each country’s tax code, and a short guide on how to navigate and use the Index.
- Individual Country Profiles
- Social Media Video
- How Lowering Corporate Tax Rates Encourages Economic Growth
- The Importance of the Tax Wedge on Labor in Evaluating Tax Systems
- How Lower Corporate Tax Rates Lead to Higher Worker Wages
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