Taxation trends in the European Union in 2012, Eurostat

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Press Release:  16 June 2014 - 4 Page(s)
Taxation  Taxation Trends

The overall tax-to-GDP ratio, meaning the sum of taxes and compulsory social contributions in % of GDP, in the
EU28 stood at 39.4% in 2012, up from 38.8% in 2011. The overall tax ratio in the euro area(EA18) increased to 40.4% in 2012 from 39.5% in 2011. In 2013, Eurostat estimates show that tax revenues as a percentage of GDP are set to continue rising in both zones.

Original title:  Taxation trends in the European Union