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A U.S. Value-Added Tax

A U.S. Value-Added Tax »

Source: A U.S. Value-Added Tax : A Review of the Issues

Volume/Issue: 1995/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Christopher Towe , and Saurin Shah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451970739

Keywords: Tax policy, United States, taxes, added tax, consumption tax, income tax, tax base

This paper reviews issues related to the introduction of a value-added tax in the United States. In particular, the paper distinguishes between European-styled value-added taxes that are levied similarly to sales t...

Domestic Taxes and International Trade

Domestic Taxes and International Trade »

Source: Domestic Taxes and International Trade : Some Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863079

Keywords: Corporate taxation, value-added tax, trade, vat, corporate tax, corporate taxes, tax revenue

The effects on trade performance of corporate taxes and the value-added tax (VAT) continue to excite controversy but have received little empirical attention. This paper uses panel data for OECD countries from 1967...

The Value-Added Tax

The Value-Added Tax »

Source: The Value-Added Tax : Its Causes and Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2007/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ben Lockwood , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867473

Keywords: vat, tax ratio, taxation, tax system, Value-added Tax, Tax Reform,

Has the VAT proved, as its proponents claim, an especially effective form of taxation? To address this, this paper first shows that a tax innovation-such as the introduction of a VAT- reduces the marginal cost of p...

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...

Tax Policy

Tax Policy »

Source: Tax Policy : Recent Trends and Coming Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2007/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tehmina S. Khan , and John Norregaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868371

Keywords: Tax reform, personal income tax, corporate income tax, value-added tax, tax wedge, green taxes, taxation, tax revenues, tax rates, tax systems,

This paper provides an overview of the key economic factors that shape tax policy reform in many high-income countries, developing countries, and/or transition economies. The paper describes and evaluates global an...

U.S. Tax Reform

U.S. Tax Reform »

Source: U.S. Tax Reform : An Overview of the Current Debate and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2005/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dalsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861570

Keywords: Consumption tax, flat tax, national retail sales tax, dual income tax, book tax, alternative minimum tax, estate tax, tax system, taxation, tax reform

In the context of the current tax policy debate in the United States, this paper reviews and discusses some of the main recurrent themes, as well as some of the most important tax reform proposals put forward over...

Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

Volume/Issue: 2003/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ben Lockwood , Michael Devereux , and Michela Redoano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859133

Keywords: tax rate, corporate tax, corporate taxes, corporate tax rate, Public Economics: General, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT),

This paper studies whether exchange controls, particularly on the capital account, affect the choice of corporate tax rates, using a panel of 21 OECD countries over the period 1983-99. It builds on existing literat...

A Superior Hybrid Cash-Flow Taxon Corporations

A Superior Hybrid Cash-Flow Taxon Corporations »

Source: A Superior Hybrid Cash-Flow Taxon Corporations

Volume/Issue: 2006/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863772

Keywords: Corporate income tax, cash-flow tax, tax reform, fixed assets, tax rate, rate of return, tax liability, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General

This paper proposes a new hybrid cash-flow tax on corporations that, on one hand, taxes only excess corporate profits as they accrue, and, on the other hand, treats real and financial transactions neutrally. It is,...

Firm Investment, Corporate Finance, and Taxation

Firm Investment, Corporate Finance, and Taxation »

Source: Firm Investment, Corporate Finance, and Taxation

Volume/Issue: 2002/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875720

Keywords: Firm Investment, Imperfect Capital Markets, Corporate Income Taxation, tax rate, taxation, tax policy, corporate taxation, cost of capital, Taxation and Subsidies: Incidence, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT)

This paper examines the intertemporal effect of corporate income taxation on the investment behavior of a firm that faces imperfect capital markets. It shows that when capital markets are imperfect, the optimizing...

What’s on

What’s on »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 35/3

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451967784

Keywords: capital market, international capital, development bank, Consumer Expenditure, Economic Development. Environmental Aspects, International Capital Market. Volatility, International Economic Integration, International Monetary Fund (imf), Nobel Prizes, Organizational Structure

New IMF financial sector department; Short takes: Oman, C.A.R., Greece; Nobelist Wangari Matthai on sustainable development; Moldova and remittances; Financial globalization; VAT refunds; Emerging markets alter fin...