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A comparative analysis of taxes and CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries

A comparative analysis of taxes and CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Henrik Duer , Pernille Øvre Ritnagel , and Camilla Rosenhagen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322164

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, CO2 Emissions, Passenger Cars, Registration Tax, Annual Circulation Tax, Company Car Schemes, CO2 Efficient Cars

The report discusses how economic instruments can be used to reduce CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries. The analysis indicate that The registration tax and the annual circulation tax can cont...

The financial crisis and fiscal consolidation in green budgets

The financial crisis and fiscal consolidation in green budgets »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll , Silja Kralik , Friðrik Már Baldursson , and Haakon Vennemo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324793

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Fiscal Consolidation, Environmental Tax, Subsidy Reforms, Economic Efficiency, Financial Crisis, Environmental Tax Policy

This project adds insight into the potential contribution to fiscal consolidation from environmental tax and subsidy reforms, i.e. strengthening public budgets while at the same time improving economic efficiency a...

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic Environmental Policy 2006-2009

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic Environmental Policy 2006-2009 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Eriksson , Terhi Fitch , Henrik Lindhjem , John Magne Skjelvik , and Lise-Lotte Pade Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319409

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Policy Instruments, Emissions Trading System, Vehicle Registration Tax, Economy and national budget

The Nordic Council of Ministers publishes regular overview reports on the use of economic instruments in Nordic environmental policy. In this report, Part I presents an overview of the use of economic instruments w...

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax

Volume/Issue: 2015/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513524047

Keywords: tax, income tax, taxes, tax rates, tax rate

This paper discusses key findings and recommendations of the Technical Assistance Report on Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax (PIT). With regard to reforming the PIT schedule, it...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Improving the Equity and Revenue Productivity of the Icelandic Tax System

Volume/Issue: 2010/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455207947

Keywords: interest, taxes, debt, tax system, tax systems

The Icelandic government has launched a review of the tax system, with a view to improving its income redistribution, growth orientation, and efficiency features, as well as increasing its revenue mobilization pote...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Advancing Tax Reform and the Taxation of Natural Resources

Volume/Issue: 2011/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455272518

Keywords: taxes, interest, debt, property tax, payments

This study focused on environmental tax measures, and on allocation, pricing, and taxation of Iceland's major hydropower and geothermal resources. Measures to secure the tax base for the corporate income tax (CIT)...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Icelandic VAT

Volume/Issue: 2014/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484391761

Keywords: vat rate, taxation, excise tax, tax administration, tax system

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Iceland's government, elected in 2013, is conducting a general review of its tax policy with a view toward making it more efficient and less distortionary.1 To this end, it has targeted VAT refor...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498313551

Keywords: expenditure, investment, public investment, monetary fund, tax

This paper examines Iceland's expenditure policy, especially five expenditure pressure points, as well as capital flows and monetary policy effectiveness in small open economies. The postcrisis fiscal adjustment de...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498313551

Keywords: expenditure, investment, public investment, monetary fund, tax

This paper examines Iceland's expenditure policy, especially five expenditure pressure points, as well as capital flows and monetary policy effectiveness in small open economies. The postcrisis fiscal adjustment de...

Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation

Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation »

Source: Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation : The Case of Iceland

Volume/Issue: 1990/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1990

ISBN: 9781451921939

Keywords: inflation, central bank, inflation rate, inflation tax, demand for money

This paper discusses the effects of monetary indexation on the revenues from monetization in Iceland. The paper starts by showing that monetization revenues fell sharply after indexation was introduced in 1979 and...