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Central American Tax Reform

Central American Tax Reform »

Source: Central American Tax Reform : Trends and Possibilities

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875423

Keywords: Tax Reform, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax structure, Public Economics: General, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

Central American tax systems are modern in their orientation, though there remains scope for beneficial reform. Value-added taxes are the mainstay of collections, but their performance varies. Income and property t...

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy*/

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy*/ »

Source: Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy

Volume/Issue: 1988/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 1988

ISBN: 9781451974935

Keywords: trade taxes, export taxes, import taxes, domestic taxes, tariff structure

This paper assembles findings on the use of trade taxes, examines the main contributing factors, and reviews the fiscal aspects of trade policy as they relate to both efficiency and macroeconomic stabilization. It...

Fiscal Positions in Latin America

Fiscal Positions in Latin America »

Source: Fiscal Positions in Latin America : Have They Really Improved?

Volume/Issue: 2008/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Ivanna Hollar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869965

Keywords: tax structure, tax system, tax revenue, tax administration

Fiscal performance in Latin America looks much improved this decade compared to the 1980s or 1990s. Is this a "structural" improvement or likely to be transitory? This paper answers this question by estimating the...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance : A Review of Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Olivier Benon , Katherine Baer , and Juan Toro R.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061187

Keywords: Taxes, Taxation, tax administration, large taxpayers, tax collection, tax administrations, taxpayer compliance

Objectives of the Study Many tax administrations have established special systems to monitor their large taxpayers. In the 1950s and 1960s, several countries in the Organization for...

II Basic Characteristics of LTUs in Developing and Transition Countries

II Basic Characteristics of LTUs in Developing and Transition Countries »

Source: Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance : A Review of Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Olivier Benon , Katherine Baer , and Juan Toro R.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061187

Keywords: Taxes, Taxation, tax administration, large taxpayers, tax collection, tax administrations, taxpayer compliance

This section summarizes country responses to the LTU survey in several areas, ranging from a country’s main reason for establishing the LTU to the LTU’s organization and functions. The discussion of differen...

III Review of LTU Performance

III Review of LTU Performance »

Source: Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance : A Review of Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Olivier Benon , Katherine Baer , and Juan Toro R.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061187

Keywords: Taxes, Taxation, tax administration, large taxpayers, tax collection, tax administrations, taxpayer compliance

This section reviews the performance of LTUs in selected countries in five regions (central and eastern Europe; the Baltics and the CIS; Africa; Asia and the Pacific; and Latin America). The effectiveness of...

The Taxation of High Income Earners

The Taxation of High Income Earners »

Volume/Issue: 1993/19

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451964578.003

ISBN: 9781451964578

Keywords: tax rates, personal income tax, income tax, taxes, taxpayers

The 1980s trends were to lower marginal personal income tax rates, scale down rate structures, and apply the highest rate at lower levels of per capita GDP. In the 1990s, driven by fiscal deficits and unemployment,...

Central American Tax Reform
			: Trends and Possibilities

Central American Tax Reform : Trends and Possibilities »

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875423.001

ISBN: 9781451875423

Keywords: Tax Reform, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax structure, Public Economics: General, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

Central American tax systems are modern in their orientation, though there remains scope for beneficial reform. Value-added taxes are the mainstay of collections, but their performance varies. Income and property t...

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy »

Volume/Issue: 1988/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974935.001

ISBN: 9781451974935

Keywords: trade taxes, export taxes, import taxes, domestic taxes, tariff structure

This paper assembles findings on the use of trade taxes, examines the main contributing factors, and reviews the fiscal aspects of trade policy as they relate to both efficiency and macroeconomic stabilization. It...

Fiscal Positions in Latin America
			: Have They Really Improved?

Fiscal Positions in Latin America : Have They Really Improved? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Ivanna Hollar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869965.001

ISBN: 9781451869965

Keywords: tax structure, tax system, tax revenue, tax administration

Fiscal performance in Latin America looks much improved this decade compared to the 1980s or 1990s. Is this a "structural" improvement or likely to be transitory? This paper answers this question by estimating the...