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Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition »

Source: Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Volume/Issue: 2000/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Tsibouris , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853698

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, tax system, tax revenue, tax administrations, tax policy, tax policy reform, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes fiscal reforms in transition economies during the decade leading up to 1998. The paper argues that macroeconomic stabilization, price liberalization and privatization—the core reforms vis...

Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia

Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia »

Source: Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia

Volume/Issue: 1997/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Elaine Buckberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451970814

Keywords: Economic growth, Private sector, Russian Federation, tax system, corruption, organized crime, tax rates, tax burden, Economic Reform,

Although financial stabilization has laid the foundation for growth, structural reform of the economy will determine whether Russia achieves sustained medium-term growth. The next step for Russia is to create an in...

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan »

Source: The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2011/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211913

Keywords: tax reform, structural policies, public debt, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

With Japan's public debt reaching historical levels, the need for fiscal consolidation and structural reforms have increased. As fiscal consolidation will require a sustained and large adjustment in the fiscal bala...

Public Investment, Public Finance, and Growth

Public Investment, Public Finance, and Growth »

Source: Public Investment, Public Finance, and Growth : The Impact of Distortionary Taxation, Recurrent Costs, and Incomplete Appropriability

Volume/Issue: 2014/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Adam , and David Bevan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484364819

Keywords: tax reform, recurrent costs, operations and maintenance, tax rates, fiscal reforms, budget constraint, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Effective public investment requires governments to address the "recurrent cost problem" to ensure operations and maintenance (O&M) expenditures are sufficient to sustain the flow of productive public capital servi...

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...

The Tax System in India

The Tax System in India »

Source: The Tax System in India : Could Reform Spur Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2006/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863536

Keywords: Growth, Tax Reform, tax system, taxation, tax burden, tax wedge, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper assesses the effects of India's tax system on growth, through the level and productivity of private investment. Comparison of India's indicators of effective tax rates and tax revenue productivity with o...

The "Flat Tax(es)"

The "Flat Tax(es)" »

Source: The "Flat Tax(es)" : Principles and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Varsano , Kevin Kim , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864786

Keywords: Flat tax, tax reform, flat taxes, marginal tax rate, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

One of the most striking tax developments in recent years, and one that continues to attract considerable attention, is the adoption by several countries of a form of "flat tax." Discussion of these quite radical r...

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...

Options for Fiscal Consolidation in the United Kingdom

Options for Fiscal Consolidation in the United Kingdom »

Source: Options for Fiscal Consolidation in the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 2006/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Botman , and Keiko Honjo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863499

Keywords: finite lives, distortionary taxes, income taxes, tax reform, fiscal adjustment, corporate income taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Taxation, Subsidies

This paper examines the macroeconomic effects of different timing and composition of fiscal adjustment in the United Kingdom using the IMF's Global Fiscal Model. Early consolidation dampens aggregate demand in the...

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...