In General

The “Taxes in Europe” database is the European Commission’s on-line information tool covering the main taxes in force in the EU Member States. The system contains information on around 650 taxes, as provided to the European Commission by the Ministries of Finance of the EU Member States.

What type of information is available?

The “Taxes in Europe” database contains, for each individual tax, information on its legal basis, assessment base, main exemptions, applicable rate(s), economic and statistical classification, as well as the revenue generated by it.

What types of taxes can be found?

The “Taxes in Europe” database covers the following types of taxes: all main taxes in revenue terms. These include notably:

  • personal income taxes,
  • corporate income taxes,
  • value added taxes,
  • EU harmonised excise duties;
  • the main social security contributions.
  • other important taxes yielding at least 0.1% of GDP.

Taxes in Europe Database

Source : EU Commission

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