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Transition to Market
			: Studies in Fiscal Reform

Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752758.071

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

The IMF has been a major participant in the challenge of transforming many African, Asian, and European countries from centrally planned to market economies. The authors of this book, mainly staff members of the IM...

Fiscal Policy Formulation and Implementation in Oil-Producing Countries

Fiscal Policy Formulation and Implementation in Oil-Producing Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Annalisa Fedelino , and Rolando Ossowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061750.071

ISBN: 9781589061750

Keywords: oil prices, fiscal policy, oil revenues, oil and gas, taxation

Countries with large oil resources can benefit substantially from them. However, despite their huge natural resources, many oil producers have had disappointing growth, widespread poverty, and continuing vulnerabil...

Fiscal Decentralization and Public Subnational Financial Management in Peru

Fiscal Decentralization and Public Subnational Financial Management in Peru »

Source: Fiscal Decentralization and Public Subnational Financial Management in Peru

Volume/Issue: 2006/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863802

Keywords: decentralization, subnational governments, decentralization process, financial management, public financial management, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

There is increasing interest in fiscal decentralization in Peru as a mechanism to generate more involved decision-making at the subnational level. This is tempered with a continuing emphasis on overall fiscal stabi...

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries »

Source: Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Anita Tuladhar , Julio Escolano , Marialuz Moreno Badia , and Juliane Sarnes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936464

Keywords: fiscal institutions, decentralization, subnational governments, fiscal performance, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper analyzes the impact of decentralization on overall fiscal performance in the European Union, taking into account fiscal institutional arrangements. We find that spending decentralization has been associa...

Chapter 1 Financial Markets and Public Finance in the Transformation Process

Chapter 1 Financial Markets and Public Finance in the Transformation Process »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

In an interesting and thoughtful essay on “Issues in the Reform of Socialist Economies” Fischer and Gelb (1991) made an assessment of the time that it would take for various reforms...

Chapter 2 Bulgaria’s Transition to a Market Economy: Fiscal Aspects

Chapter 2 Bulgaria’s Transition to a Market Economy: Fiscal Aspects »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

The primary objective of modern economic systems is to promote orderly growth. After four decades of central planning under communism in Bulgaria, it became abundantly clear that a...

Chapter 3 The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic: Government Finances in a Period of Transition

Chapter 3 The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic: Government Finances in a Period of Transition »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

This chapter discusses the ongoing transformation of public finances in the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic. It starts with a survey of the constitutional crisis created by pressu...

Chapter 4 Hungary: A Case of Gradual Fiscal Reform

Chapter 4 Hungary: A Case of Gradual Fiscal Reform »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

Among former centrally planned economies, Hungary has been at the forefront in initiating market-oriented reforms in general and overhauling fiscal institutions in particular. The r...

Chapter 5 Fundamental Fiscal Reform in Poland: Issues of Design and Implementation

Chapter 5 Fundamental Fiscal Reform in Poland: Issues of Design and Implementation »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

Poland was one of the first among centrally planned countries to have committed itself, as early as mid-1989, to the adoption of market-oriented economic reforms. The authorities vi...

Chapter 6 Romania: Assessment of Turnover and Income Taxes

Chapter 6 Romania: Assessment of Turnover and Income Taxes »

Source: Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557752758

Keywords: privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform

Two major taxes in Romania’s tax system have been the turnover tax and wage fund tax. The turnover tax accounted for about 26 percent of general government revenue (over 9 percent o...