Facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits and public spending.
Income distribution, poverty and inequality.
Analysing government fiscal forecasts and tax and spending.
Analysis of the fiscal choices an independent Scotland would face.
Case studies that give a flavour of the areas where IFS research has an impact on society.
Reforming the tax system for the 21st century.
A peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing articles by academics and practitioners.
Authors: Alexander Klemm
Effective tax rates have been calculated and used in numerous IFS projects. This data set provides a selection of the most frequently used ones, as well as data on statutory tax rates and the value of investment allowances for a panel of 16 countries.
These data are used in Devereux, M.P., R. Griffith and A. Klemm (2002) Corporate Income Tax Reforms and International Tax Competition, Economic Policy, Vol. 35, pp. 451-495. Please reference this when using the data.
You can download the data in a zip file [49 KB].