Eurostat and DG Taxation and Customs Union jointly publish a publication entitled Taxation Trends in the EU (latest edition released on 29 April 2013). It provides a comprehensive description of the features and related data for EU taxation systems.
The data are presented within a unified statistical framework (the ESA95 harmonised system of national and regional accounts). In addition, detailed lists of taxes and social contributions according to national classification (known as National tax lists - NTLs) with the corresponding amounts and references to ESA95 categories were used for the classification according to economic function and alcohol, tobacco & environmental tax (data available in DG Taxation and Customs Union website).
Taxation trends in the European Union - Main results illustrates the main findings from the report in a concise format .
Detailed tables on the structure of Government Finance Statistics (Excel or PDF files) can also be found from the Data page. National Tax List data are available on the Statistics Explained page on tax revenue statistics.