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Haiti: Selected Issues

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Source: Haiti : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451817607

Keywords: taxes, tax base, tax revenues, tax rates, government expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews key trends in Haiti's fiscal performance over the past decade and discusses various options for strengthening the fiscal system. It suggests that a key challenge will be to genera...

Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451822540

Keywords: debt, debt service, interest, revenues, public sector

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Lao People's Democratic Republic underlies debt sustainability analysis. Sensitivity analysis reveals that if the pace of economic reforms falters, the de...

Vietnam: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Vietnam: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Vietnam : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451840247

Keywords: corporate income tax, tax policy, income tax, tax revenue, taxes

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews the factors behind developments in government revenue in Vietnam during 1996-2000. This period encompasses Vietnam's continued transition to a market-base...

Bhutan: Selected Issues

Bhutan: Selected Issues »

Source: Bhutan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342254

Keywords: tax system, tax revenue, indirect tax, tax revenues, tax reform

This Selected Issues paper describes the current tax system in Bhutan and suggests options for tax policy reform. Though significant hydropower revenues are expected in the medium term as major projects come on-str...

Shorter Papers and Comments A Model of Adjustment and Growth An Empirical Analysis

Shorter Papers and Comments A Model of Adjustment and Growth An Empirical Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

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

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/398

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451822557

Keywords: revenues, budget, deficit, revenue sharing, tax administration

Progress in fiscal reforms, especially with regard to revenue mobilization, will require a broader reform of center-province fiscal relations in Lao People's Democratic Republic. There are challenges ahead to restr...

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy*/

Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy*/ »

Source: Fiscal Dimensions of Trade Policy

Volume/Issue: 1988/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 1988

ISBN: 9781451974935

Keywords: trade taxes, export taxes, import taxes, domestic taxes, tariff structure

This paper assembles findings on the use of trade taxes, examines the main contributing factors, and reviews the fiscal aspects of trade policy as they relate to both efficiency and macroeconomic stabilization. It...

Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization

Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization »

Source: Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2005/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Thomas Baunsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861310

Keywords: Tax reform, tax revenues, tax revenue, trade taxes, domestic tax, trade reform,

With the public finances of many developing and emerging market countries still heavily dependent on trade tax revenues, further trade liberalization may be hindered unless they are able to develop alternative sour...

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? a Conceptual Framework for Developing Countries and Transition Economies

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? a Conceptual Framework for Developing Countries and Transition Economies »

Source: Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? a Conceptual Framework for Developing Countries and Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1996/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451922554

Keywords: wages, wage, tax evasion, tax collectors, tax collector

Real wage declines have been common in the public sector in many countries over substantial periods of time. In several cases, such wage reductions have coincided with a decline in the efficiency of the public sect...

Foreign Aid and Revenue

Foreign Aid and Revenue »

Source: Foreign Aid and Revenue : Still a Crowding Out Effect?

Volume/Issue: 2012/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , Sanjeev Gupta , Priscilla Muthoora , and Dora Benedek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505344

Keywords: tax revenues, tax revenue, total tax revenue

This paper reexamines the relationship between aid and domestic tax revenues using a more recent and comprehensive dataset covering 118 countries for the period 1980 - 2009. Overall, our results support earlier fin...