The people in Germany in international comparison an above average number of taxes and social contributions.

an average run Standalone with average income 49.5 percent of the so-called labour costs to the state – including the employer’s share of social security contributions.

The on Thursday published study by the Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD) for the year 2018. Labour costs are defined by the OECD as gross salary and social contributions of the employer.

Among the 36 OECD represent developed countries, only Belgium (52.7 percent) in this group of people in front of Germany. The OECD average is 36.1 percent. At least the burden of taxes and social contributions in Chile (7 per cent) and new Zealand (18.4 percent).

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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