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5 Income Taxes and Investment Some Empirical Relationships for Developing Countries

5 Income Taxes and Investment Some Empirical Relationships for Developing Countries »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

There has been growing interest in the issue of how supply-side policies might be used to affect the growth rates of developing countries. In particular, it has been suggested that taxes may well be powerful...

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Supply-side tax policy is based on the presumption that high rates of income tax and more progressive income tax rate schedules encourage income tax evasion and therefore the lowering of tax rates and the pr...

8 Relationship Between Income Tax Ratios and Growth Rates in Developing Countries A Cross-Country Analysis

8 Relationship Between Income Tax Ratios and Growth Rates in Developing Countries A Cross-Country Analysis »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter presents some empirical evidence on the interrelationship between output growth and the reliance of the tax system on income taxes in developing countries, using cross-country and pooled cross-c...

7 Evidence on the Laffer Curve The Cases of Jamaica and India

7 Evidence on the Laffer Curve The Cases of Jamaica and India »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter evaluates the appropriateness of the tax reform proposals advocated by the so-called popular supply-side approach to economic policy in developing countries. The particular focus here is on the...

12 Limitations of the Role of Tax Policy in Economic Development

12 Limitations of the Role of Tax Policy in Economic Development »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

The role of taxation and associated incentives in development is one piece of a large puzzle. Tax incentives may assume importance if tax policy is seen to play an instrumental role in development. Tax polic...

APPENDICES

APPENDICES »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

APPENDIX I Statistical Tables Jitendra R. Modi, Somchai Richupan, and Chris Wu Many of the statistical tables included in this Appendix were...

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter evaluates, for the case of developing countries, the potential impact of supply-side proposals for stimulating savings. Some supply-side economists argue, in the contex...

PART III Tax Policy for Efficiency and Growth: Aspects of Basic Supply-Side Tax Policy

PART III Tax Policy for Efficiency and Growth: Aspects of Basic Supply-Side Tax Policy »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

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2 A Simple Model of the Effects of Income Tax Rate Reductions on Economic Growth and Aggregate Supply

2 A Simple Model of the Effects of Income Tax Rate Reductions on Economic Growth and Aggregate Supply »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Both mainstream neoclassical economists and popular supply-side writers have in recent years espoused the view that labor supply, investment, and savings may be a good deal more sensitive to their after-tax...

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter aims to summarize the available empirical estimates of the impact of a number of direct tax instruments on labor supply, investment, and savings in developing countries with a view to determinin...