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Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance
			: A Review of Country Experience

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061187.084

ISBN: 9781589061187

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

One area that has not been reviewed in developing countries is the growing focus on different segments of the taxpayer population-including the large taxpayers-as a way to encourage greater stability in public reve...

Fiscal Reforms in Low-Income Countries

Fiscal Reforms in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Liam Ebrill , Sanjeev Gupta , Anthony Pellechio , Jerald Schiff , George Abed , Ronald McMorran , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757173.084

ISBN: 9781557757173

Keywords: Developing countries, expenditure, tax administration, tax revenue, wage, expenditures

The reform of fiscal policies and institutions lies at the heart of structural adjustment in developing countries. Although the immediate aim of such reform is to reduce fiscal imbalances to achieve macroeconomic s...

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752291.084

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment facilities. This paper r...

Tax Policy for Emerging Markets

Tax Policy for Emerging Markets »

Source: Tax Policy for Emerging Markets : Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Howell Zee , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451845341

Keywords: tax reform, taxation, tax incentives, tax revenue, tax system

This paper discusses important tax policy issues facing developing countries today. It views tax policy from both the macroeconomic perspective, which focuses on broad questions such as the level and composition of...

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...

Trade Liberalization in Fund-Supported Programs

Trade Liberalization in Fund-Supported Programs »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Robert Sharer , and Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757074.083

ISBN: 9781557757074

Keywords: trade reform, trade liberalization, trade regime, trade taxes, tariff reform

This study asseses trade liberalization in programs supported by the IMF by reviewing multiyear arrangements in the 1990s and six detailed case studies. It also discusses the main economic factors affecting trade p...

Designing a Tax Administration Reform Strategy

Designing a Tax Administration Reform Strategy »

Source: Designing a Tax Administration Reform Strategy : Experiences and Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 1997/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katherine Baer , and Carlos Silvani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451980394

Keywords: tax administration, tax system, tax administration reform, tax collection, tax administrations

Building on previous FAD work in the tax administration field, this paper defines broad criteria for diagnosing the problems in a country’s tax administration and formulating an appropriate reform strategy....

The IMF and Tax Reform*

The IMF and Tax Reform* »

Source: The IMF and Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 1990/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451977325

Keywords: taxation, tax reform, tax system, level of taxation, tax systems

The paper deals with the activities of Fund staff with taxation. It is made up of four parts. Part I outlines the connection between Fund major activities and taxation. Part II surveys general influences on Fund st...

Sri Lanka: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Sri Lanka: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Sri Lanka : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498377256

Keywords: tax revenues, tax reform, debt service, fiscal adjustment, fiscal deficit

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Sri Lanka's 2009 Stand-By Arrangement was initiated at the onset of the global financial crisis. It also coincided with the ending of the country's decades-old civil conflict. This unusual combi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498377256

Keywords: tax revenues, tax reform, debt service, fiscal adjustment, fiscal deficit

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Sri Lanka's 2009 Stand-By Arrangement was initiated at the onset of the global financial crisis. It also coincided with the ending of the country's decades-old civil conflict. This unusual combi...