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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Iceland increased by 0.1 percentage points from 33.1 in 2017 to 33.2 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Iceland decreased by 13.9 percentage points, from 51.6% in 2016 to 37.7% in 2017. This decrease was due to the one-off stability contributions in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over thesame period.
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This country note for Iceland provides detail on the proportion of CO2 emissions from energy use subject to different effective carbon rates (ECR), as well as on the level and components of average ECRs in each of the six economic sectors (road transport, off-road transport, industry, agriculture and fishing, residential & commercial, and electricity).
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This note presents marginal effective tax rates (METRs) that summarise the tax system’s impact on the incentives to make an additional investment in a particular type of savings. By comparing METRs on different types of household savings, we can gain insights into which assets or savings types receive the most favourable treatment from the tax system
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This note describes the taxation of energy use in Iceland. It contains the country’s energy tax profiles, followed by country-specific information to complement the general discussion in Taxing Energy Use 2018 (OECD, 2018).
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.
These country specifc documents provide figures on tax-to-GDP ratios and tax structures for OECD member countries from the latest OECD Revenue Statistics publication.
These country specifc documents provide figures on VAT/GST rates and VAT revenue ratios for OECD member countries from the latest OECD Consumption Tax Trends publication.
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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Iceland. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.