Italy: Fiscal freedom

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Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 20
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 50
 Min - Max 20 - 58
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Italy during that period was 50 points with a minimum of 20 points in 2023 and a maximum of 58 points in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is 20 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 55 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Italy - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Italy - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023

The Fiscal Freedom index for Italy from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.

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 Property rights 81 2023 points
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 Labor freedom 71 2023 points
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 Trade freedom 79 2023 points
 Investment freedom 80 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 62 2023 index points
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