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The State of Tax Policy in the Central Asian and Transcaucasian Newly Independent States (NIS)

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Source: The State of Tax Policy in the Central Asian and Transcaucasian Newly Independent States (NIS)

Volume/Issue: 1993/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , and Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451970678

Keywords: tax reform, taxation, tax structures, tax structure, tax systems

Two possible tax policy strategies for the NIS are: (1) an optimal nondistortionary tax structure as a one-shot action; and (2) a structure with identifiable and clearly understood distortionary elements as a tempo...

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...

Reforming Tax Systems

Reforming Tax Systems »

Source: Reforming Tax Systems : Experience of the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 2003/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vahram Stepanyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451858655

Keywords: tax administration, tax systems, tax reform, tax system, Taxation and Subsidies: Other, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Republic of,

Starting in the early 1990s, the Baltics, Russia, and other (BRO) countries of the former Soviet Union initiated tax reforms that varied widely at the later stages. Recently, some of the BRO countries, basing decis...

A Primeron Mineral Taxation

A Primeron Mineral Taxation »

Source: A Primeron Mineral Taxation

Volume/Issue: 2001/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Baunsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856040

Keywords: mineral tax, mining and petroleum, mineral extraction, rate of return, tax system, fiscal stability, tax rate,

The paper discusses options available to tax mineral extraction projects particularly in developing countries. A desirable government share of the economic rent generated from mineral extraction can be achieved thr...

Recent Trade Policies and An Approach to Further Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Recent Trade Policies and An Approach to Further Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Recent Trade Policies and An Approach to Further Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1996/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Leidy , and Ali Ibrahim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451959970

Keywords: export taxes, trade liberalization, export quotas, trade reform, tariff structure

This paper reviews the extent to which the Fund’s trade policy advice to the Baltic countries, Russia and other countries of the Former Soviet Union has been implemented. It broadly traces the evolution of t...

Inflation in Transition Economies

Inflation in Transition Economies »

Source: Inflation in Transition Economies : How Much? and Why?

Volume/Issue: 1997/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451955569

Keywords: Transition Economies, Growth, inflation rates, money demand, inflation tax, inflation rate

Following very high inflation rates at the beginning of the reform process, most transition countries have succeeded in lowering their inflation to more moderate rates. Inflation rates in the Baltics, Russia, and o...

An Analysis of Value-Added Taxes in Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

An Analysis of Value-Added Taxes in Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: An Analysis of Value-Added Taxes in Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1995/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emil Sunley , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451841572

Keywords: vat, transition countries, importing country, value-added tax, intermediate goods, An Analysis of Value,

Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991, Russia and the other countries which were members of the USSR have adopted value-added taxes. The value-added tax now provides a very significant portio...

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States »

Source: Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Volume/Issue: 2003/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Henri Lorie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451874778

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, tax administration, state budget, government expenditure, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget

Building on the substantial progress made in establishing fiscal systems consistent with market economies, the paper identifies priorities for further fiscal structural reforms among the Commonwealth of Independent...

The State of Tax Policy in the Central Asian and Transcaucasian Newly Independent States (NIS)

The State of Tax Policy in the Central Asian and Transcaucasian Newly Independent States (NIS) »

Volume/Issue: 1993/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , and Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451970678.003

ISBN: 9781451970678

Keywords: tax reform, taxation, tax structures, tax structure, tax systems

Two possible tax policy strategies for the NIS are: (1) an optimal nondistortionary tax structure as a one-shot action; and (2) a structure with identifiable and clearly understood distortionary elements as a tempo...

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853698.001

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...