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The Russian Flat Tax Reform

The Russian Flat Tax Reform »

Source: The Russian Flat Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 2005/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , Alexander Klemm , and Anna Ivanova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860351

Keywords: Tax reform, flat tax, tax payments, tax rates, social taxes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Russia dramatically reduced its higher rates of personal income tax (PIT) in 2001 establishing a single marginal rate at the low level of 13 percent. In the following year, real revenue from the PIT actually increa...

Budget Consolidation

Budget Consolidation »

Source: Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...

Lifting Euro Area Growth

Lifting Euro Area Growth »

Source: Lifting Euro Area Growth : Priorities for Structural Reforms and Governance

Volume/Issue: 2010/19

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Luc Everaert , and Céline Allard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2010

ISBN: 9781462302109

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Euro Area, Europe, Financial sector, Political economy, Services sector, Labor markets, Labor market reforms, Governance

To live up to its growth potential and secure its inclusive social model, the euro area must make better use of its available labor. In the aftermath of the crisis, boosting growth is essential to prevent unemploym...

Panama: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Panama: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Panama : 2016 article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2016/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550856

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Combating the financing of terrorism, Balance of payments statistics, Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...

Panama: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Panama: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Panama : 2016 article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2016/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550856

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Combating the financing of terrorism, Balance of payments statistics, Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Panama

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Panama »

Source: Panama : 2016 article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2016/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550856

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Combating the financing of terrorism, Balance of payments statistics, Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...

Statement by Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Panama and Alfredo Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director May 23, 2016

Statement by Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Panama and Alfredo Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director May 23, 2016 »

Source: Panama : 2016 article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2016/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550856

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Combating the financing of terrorism, Balance of payments statistics, Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...

Macroeconomic Effects of Social Security and Tax Reform in the United States

Macroeconomic Effects of Social Security and Tax Reform in the United States »

Source: Macroeconomic Effects of Social Security and Tax Reform in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2005/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Dennis Botman , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862270

Keywords: Personal retirement accounts, tax reform, global fiscal model, income taxes, taxation, corporate income taxes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Social Security and Public Pensions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We use the IMF's Global Fiscal Model to evaluate recent proposals to reform social security and the tax system in the United States. Introducing personal retirement accounts is unlikely to yield significant macroec...

Haiti: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Haiti: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: Haiti : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2015/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513588209

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Reserves, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Staff Reports, Press releases, Extended Credit Facility

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that a drought that affected agricultural output slowed Haiti's GDP growth to 2.7 percent in FY2014, but inflation remained in the mid-single digits. The overall fiscal...

Haiti: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex

Haiti: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Haiti : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2015/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513588209

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Reserves, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Staff Reports, Press releases, Extended Credit Facility

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that a drought that affected agricultural output slowed Haiti's GDP growth to 2.7 percent in FY2014, but inflation remained in the mid-single digits. The overall fiscal...