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The EU Tax Observatory conducts innovative research on taxation, contributes to a democratic and inclusive debate on the future of taxation, and fosters a dialogue between the scientific community, civil society, and policymakers in the European Union and worldwide.


Average statutory corporate
income tax rate in the European Union

The average corporate income tax rate in the European Union has been more than halved since 1980, according to statistics compiled by the OECD and the European Commission

Our Tools

To widen access to knowledge, the EU Tax Observatory provides interactive tools, including a simulator of the tax deficit of multinational companies, and an explorer of country-by-country data on the activities of multinationals firms.

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