Center for Global Tax Policy

The Tax Foundation’s Center for Global Tax Policy produces timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on taxation in countries around the world that influences the debate toward economically principled policies.

We produce the annual International Tax Competitiveness Index, a survey of corporate tax rates around the world, and several other comparative reports that allow taxpayers, journalists, and policymakers to compare their tax policies with those in other countries.

The mission of the global program is to promote tax and fiscal policy that leads to higher economic growth and improved quality of life for taxpayers throughout the world.

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Norway’s New Budget Adds Unnecessary Complexity

November 16, 2021

Complexity Harms Tobacco Tax Design in Cigarette-Popular Indonesia

November 10, 2021

Despite Slip in International Tax Competitiveness Index, Germany Retains Top G7 Rank

November 9, 2021

Spain’s 2022 Budget Unsurprisingly Comes with More Tax Hikes

November 8, 2021

Comparing Europe’s Tax Systems: Corporate Taxes

November 4, 2021

Austria’s Budget Comes with Tax Cuts and Carbon Levies

November 2, 2021

What’s Next for Tax Competition?

October 28, 2021

How Would House Dems’ Tax Plan Change Competitiveness of U.S. Tax Code?

October 26, 2021

Movers and Shakers in the International Tax Competitiveness Index

October 21, 2021

International Tax Competitiveness Index 2021

October 18, 2021

Testimony: EU Parliament Subcommittee on Tax Matters Hearing on the Impact of National Tax Reforms on the EU Economy

October 11, 2021

Recent Changes in Top Personal Income Tax Rates in Europe

October 7, 2021

Regional Tax Competition Is Stopping Spain from Becoming Europe’s Tax Hell

October 6, 2021

Choose Your Own Adventure: Global Minimum Tax Edition

September 27, 2021

Recent Changes in Corporate Income Tax Rates in Europe, 2018-2021

September 23, 2021

2021 Spanish Regional Tax Competitiveness Index

September 21, 2021

U.S. Would Have Third-Highest Corporate Tax Rate in OECD Under Ways and Means Plan

September 15, 2021

A 15 Percent VAT Rate Is Possible by Scrapping Reduced Rates

September 13, 2021

Patent Box Regimes in Europe

September 9, 2021

Treasury Minimum Tax Argument Relies on Narrow Interpretation of Current/Proposed Rules

September 8, 2021