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Causes, Benefits, and Risks of Business Tax Incentives

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Source: Causes, Benefits, and Risks of Business Tax Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2009/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871685

Keywords: effective tax rates, tax system, tax rates, taxation,

This paper provides an updated overview of tax incentives for business investment. It begins by noting that tax competition is likely to be a major force driving countries' tax reforms, and discusses tax incentives...

Tax and Welfare Reforms in the Czech Republic-Structural Implications and Challenges

Tax and Welfare Reforms in the Czech Republic-Structural Implications and Challenges »

Source: Tax and Welfare Reforms in the Czech Republic-Structural Implications and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2008/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dalsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869149

Keywords: Structural reform, marginal effective tax rates, flat tax, tax rates, taxation, effective tax rates, tax credits, personal income tax,

The paper provides an analysis and discussion of key structural implications of the 2007 and 2008 welfare and tax reforms in the Czech Republic. Based on a detailed micro-study of marginal and average effective tax...

Corporate Income Tax Competition in the Caribbean

Corporate Income Tax Competition in the Caribbean »

Source: Corporate Income Tax Competition in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2008/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Koffie Ben Nassar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451964776

Keywords: tax holidays, average effective tax rates, marginal effective tax rates, tax competition, effective tax rates, tax rate, corporate tax, capital stock,

Motivated by the concern that corporate income tax (CIT) competition may have eroded the tax base, this paper calculates average effective tax rates to measure the impact of CIT competition, including the widesprea...

Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines

Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines »

Source: Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines : A Comparison With Neighboring Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm , Dennis Botman , and Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870657

Keywords: Effective tax rates, South-East Asia, Tax holidays, tax rates, tax incentives, tax rate, taxation,

We compare the general tax provisions and investment incentives in the Philippines to six other east-Asian economies-Malaysia, Indonesia, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. We calculate effective tax rates and f...

The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions

The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions »

Source: The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions

Volume/Issue: 1997/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reint Gropp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451973969

Keywords: effective tax rates, corporate tax rates, investment tax credits, tax rate, corporate tax

This paper uses U.S. panel data to estimate the effect of expected effective corporate tax rates on firm’s leverage. The paper directly estimates expected corporate tax rates using rational expectations. The...

Japan's Corporate Income Tax-Overview and Challenges

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Source: Japan's Corporate Income Tax-Overview and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2008/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dalsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869323

Keywords: Corporate tax, effective tax rates, investment location, tax system, corporate income tax, tax rate,

The structure of Japan's corporate income tax system is broadly in line with those of other G7 countries. However, relatively high marginal and average effective tax rates prompt the question of whether adjustments...

Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment

Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment »

Source: Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment

Volume/Issue: 2008/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869187

Keywords: effective tax rates, discrete investment, tax holidays, tax rates, taxation, personal taxes, capital stock,

This paper extends the effective average tax rate (EATR) developed in Devereux and Griffith (2003) by relaxing the assumption of a one-period perturbation in the capital stock. Instead it allows a permanent investm...

The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs

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Source: The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs

Volume/Issue: 2019/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Feng Wei , and Jean-François Wen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312295

Keywords: Tax reforms, Tax rates, Tax revenue, Alternative minimum taxes, Effective tax rate, Turnover Tax, Threshold, Corporate Income Tax, Tax Compliance, Informality

Presumptive income taxes in the form of a tax on turnover for SMEs are pervasive as a way to reduce the costs of compliance and administration. We analyze a model where entrepreneurs allocate labor to the formal an...

 Corporate Income Tax Harmonization and Capital Allocation

Corporate Income Tax Harmonization and Capital Allocation »

Source: Corporate Income Tax Harmonization and Capital Allocation

Volume/Issue: 1990/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451948035

Keywords: cost of capital, capital stock, effective tax rates, tax systems, inflation rate

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Progressive Taxation of Extractive Resources as Second-Best Optimal Policy

Progressive Taxation of Extractive Resources as Second-Best Optimal Policy »

Source: Progressive Taxation of Extractive Resources as Second-Best Optimal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2018/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Wen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361627

Keywords: Progressive taxation, Effective tax rate, Optimal taxation, Minerals, Petroleum, rent tax, average effective tax rate, second-best optimality, Business Taxes and Subsidies, General

The paper provides a critical review of the literature on the concept of progressivity in the taxation of petroleum and mineral resources and offers a fresh perspective on its purpose and measurement. Regressive ta...