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ML�>�ؤ"������z��~�e������� ( Xl�r�| The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics @inproceedings{Kaplow2008TheTO, title={The Theory of Taxation and Public Economics}, author={Louis Kaplow}, year={2008} } This text combines a balanced explanation and analysis of the economic principles of taxation with a broad-based description and evaluation of the policy and practical aspects of the tax system operating in the UK, and also highlights some international comparisons. Proportional Taxation []. The Economics of Tax Policy provides a straightforward overview of recent research in the economics of taxation.Tax policies generate considerable debate among the … For example, a declining informal sector widens the tax net, the growth of larger Only people who purchase gasoline -- who use the highways -- pay the tax. Taxation of Income from Capital in the U.S.” Journal of Public Economics: 281-321. View content coverage periods and institutional full-run subscription rates for Tax Policy and the Economy . %PDF-1.3 %���� �X�tgF����Jv���C�`8p�o��J��X�*�L��õ��F4QO���|���%��c� w0�C3�xA�b�Y�� (2000), Economics of the Public Sector, W.W. Norton and Company –chapter 17 Auerbach, A.J., M. Feldstein, Handbook of Public Economics – volume 1, chapter 2 35 0000008914 00000 n I will use it in an intermediate sense. Holding Revenue onstant _ Sensible debates about taxes start here. 0000006159 00000 n 0000039129 00000 n The magnitude of the effect is sizeable; on average, each major reform leads to a rise in top 1% share of pre-tax national income of 0.8 percentage points. 1 0 obj 0000003349 00000 n In a strict sense, taxation is the set of taxes that economic agents pay. Financial support was received from the Economic and Social Research Council through the DERC and the programme "Taxation, Incentives and the Distribution of Income" at the London School of Economics. 0000014858 00000 n A tax is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed on a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund government spending and various public expenditures. The Economics of Taxation is a useful and concise guide to the modern economic theory of taxation. Taxation - Taxation - Principles of taxation: The 18th-century economist and philosopher Adam Smith attempted to systematize the rules that should govern a rational system of taxation. 4. <> James & Nobes (1998); The economics of taxation, Prentice Hall Europe –chapter 3 Salanie, B. endobj <>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 720 540] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> The word “taxation” can take different meanings. 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Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations (1776) wrote: "Such things as defending the country and maintaining the institutions of good government are of general benefit to the public. This implies that, if capital taxation increases in sector 1 , Governments use the revenue from this tax to build and maintain highways, bridges, and mass transit systems. trailer << /Size 287 /Info 253 0 R /Root 255 0 R /Prev 300923 /ID[] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 255 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 240 0 R /JT 252 0 R /PageLabels 238 0 R >> endobj 285 0 obj << /S 2012 /T 2309 /L 2375 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 286 0 R >> stream 0000052357 00000 n ̶�e��K����h���� PART ONE: PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION. Proportional taxation means that MRT = ART, so if a low income earner is taxed at 20%, so is a higher income earner.The proportion of tax paid is always the same, though in absolute terms it goes up the higher your income.. Progressive Taxation []. 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DOI: 10.1515/9781400839223 Corpus ID: 153958089. (2003), The economics of taxation, The MIT Press – chapter 1 Stiglitz, J.E. That will be the focus of this paper. Compared to Australia, New Zealand’s tax system does not tax income generated from capital investments such as real estate, stocks and bonds. Taxation and efficiency. 0000004331 00000 n The lack of such a tax in New Zealand has some significant economic impacts. We explore the linkages between availability of higher resource revenue and lower taxation effort of other revenue categories and the effects of these on growth. PDF | This paper reviews the economics of taxation. Learn more about taxation in this article. In The Wealth of Nations (Book V, chapter 2) he set down four general canons: Although they need to be reinterpreted from time to time, these principles retain remarkable relevance. 0000003555 00000 n The Economics of Taxation offers a thorough discussion of the consequences of taxes on economic decisions and equilibrium outcomes, as well as useful insights into how policy makers should design taxes. 0000036454 00000 n 3 0 obj endobj Taxation refers to the act of levying or imposing a tax by a taxing authority. Institute and the Development Economics Research Centre (DERC) at the University of Warwick. Taxation and equity. In studying economic policies, it is always useful to study extreme cases. Taxes include income, capital gains, or estate. endobj H��Vm��f�v�/]��Mb;���$u��5w���ľ������b;��\o����k��$}��ʮ�&��@�zW��i4��t��6�� c. 3. In general equilibrium, factors must be paid the same net-of-tax rate in both sectors, since they are perfectly mobile. Today [s government has to be paid for via: Present Taxes Future Taxes (borrowing) Printing money (important in Zimbabwe, not important in U.S.) So when comparing tax regimes, well stick to options that bring in the same amount of money. 0000039269 00000 n 0000001102 00000 n 3. Tax Structure – The basic tax formula for all taxable entities is fairly similar. 0000005048 00000 n endobj 0000009461 00000 n TAXATION PAPERS Taxation and Customs Union WORKING PAPER No 70 – 2017 Dondena (project leader) CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw IEB PwC Literature review on taxation, entrepreneurship and collaborative economy ISSN 1725-7565 (PDF) ISSN 1725-7557 (Printed) 0000004535 00000 n endobj Income is broadly included in the tax base, whereas deductions must be specifically provided for in the law. 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