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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...

Equivalence of the Production and Consumption Methods of Calcuting the Value-Added Tax Base

Equivalence of the Production and Consumption Methods of Calcuting the Value-Added Tax Base »

Source: Equivalence of the Production and Consumption Methods of Calcuting the Value-Added Tax Base : Application in Zambia

Volume/Issue: 1996/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Pellechio , and Catharine Hill

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451961584

Keywords: vat, sales tax, vat revenue, revenue collection, sales tax revenue

Two methods of calculating the value-added tax (VAT) base, using production and consumption data, respectively, have been applied in different countries to estimate VAT revenue. It is not apparent that these method...

Collecting Taxes During an Economic Crisis

Collecting Taxes During an Economic Crisis »

Source: Collecting Taxes During an Economic Crisis : Challenges and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2009/17

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): John Brondolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2009

ISBN: 9781462339440

Keywords: Financial crisis, Corporate sector, Collection of taxes, Fiscal policy, Tax collection, Tax administration, Tax revenues, Value added tax, taxpayers, tax agencies

The global financial and economic crisis presents major challenges for tax agencies. With the economic downturn, tax agencies are encountering emerging compliance problems and greater demands for taxpayer support i...

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...

IV Conclusions

IV Conclusions »

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

Beginning in the 1980s, the IMF has recommended that member countries facing revenue crises establish an LTU as a means to strengthen tax administration. In addition, establishment of an LTU has allowed many...

Revenue Administration Reforms in anglophone Africa Since the Early 1990's

Revenue Administration Reforms in anglophone Africa Since the Early 1990's »

Source: Revenue Administration Reforms in anglophone Africa Since the Early 1990's

Volume/Issue: 2011/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Kloeden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455296736

Keywords: Revenue authority, VAT, self-assessment, integrated tax administration, Anglophone Africa, tax reform, large taxpayer office, tax administrations, large taxpayers, taxpayer services

Despite positive but mixed progress over two decades, most lower income African countries need to enhance their low tax-to-GDP ratios by mobilizing domestic resources to complement debt relief, donor aid and to ach...

Revenue Authorities

Revenue Authorities »

Source: Revenue Authorities : Issues and Problems in Evaluating their Success

Volume/Issue: 2006/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maureen Kidd , and William Joseph Crandall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451865004

Keywords: Revenue authority, tax compliance autonomy, accountability, tax, customs, tax revenues, revenue collection, taxation, tax administrations, Subsidies

Revenue authorities (RAs) have been adopted by some countries as an alternative delivery model for improved revenue administration. They are sometimes seen as a possible solution to problems such as low rates of ta...

Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting

Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting »

Source: Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting

Volume/Issue: 2010/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208821

Keywords: structural balance, panel data, tax revenue, financial crisis, global financial crisis, revenue collection, fiscal accounts, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Econometric Modeling: General,

This paper analyzes the cyclical fluctuations in South Africa in a cross-country context, and studies the impact of the output gap by controlling for export intensity, the debt burden, asset prices, and banking cri...