Tag Archives: Social security

World Social Protection Report 2014-15

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just presented the latest social security trends in the report “World Social Protection Report 2014/15: Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice”. According to the study more than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection. The report looks at different social …
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Taxing Wages 2014

The OECD has just published the report, “Taxing Wages 2014.” According to the study, tax burdens on labor income continue to rise across the OECD. Personal income tax has risen in 25 out of 34 OECD countries over the past three years,as countries reduce the value of tax-free allowances and tax credits and subject higher …
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KPMG’s Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey 2012

KPMG’s International Executive Services (IES) have just published the 2012 edition of “KPMG’s Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey”. This annual report is a cross-border survey of personal tax and social security rates with historical data from 2003-2012. The report now covers 114 countries, concentrating on the highest level of personal tax payable …
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OECD Taxing Wages

The OECD has just published “Taxing Wages,” which provides unique information on the taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. It covers personal income taxes and social security contributions paid by employees, social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers and cash benefits paid to in-work families. The purpose is to illustrate how these …
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Taxing Wages 2011

The OECD has just published the report, “Taxing Wages”. The study provides detailed analysis on the taxation of employment income across OECD countries and the distribution of this tax burden across different household types and levels of earnings. According to the report, the average tax and social security burdens on employment incomes rose in most …
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World Social Security Report 2010/11

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published the “World Social Security Report 2010-2011: Providing Coverage in Times of Crisis and Beyond”, the first in a series to be published every two years. The study takes a comprehensive look at how countries are investing in social security, how they are financing it, and how effective …
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Working Conditions of Non-standard Workers – Spain

The European Working Conditions Observatory (EWCO) has just published a study conducted by the Spanish National Health and Safety at Work Institute, “Working Conditions of Non-standard Workers”, which sheds light on the working conditions of certain groups of workers, including self-employed workers, those who are not registered with social security, migrant workers and workers on …
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