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Effects of adopting a value-added tax.

Effects of adopting a value-added tax.

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Value-added tax -- United States.,
    • Internal revenue -- United States.,
    • Consumer goods -- Taxation -- United States.,
    • Service industries -- Taxation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesA CBO study
      ContributionsHakken, Jon., Nielsen, Rosemarie., United States. Congressional Budget Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ5715.U6 E33 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1324785M
      LC Control Number92202318

      As some of the liberal members of congress and the media see it, raising taxes will increase the amount of money that they will receive from so called wealthy Americans, which to a extent makes sense. The evidence seems to lean the other way. Revenue Statistics. Maybe other taxes would perform even better. These levies are made on personal income, such as salaries, business profits, interests, dividends, discounts and royalties.

      To answer this, we compared the VAT with a uniform tariff on all imports, because, in the absence of collection costs, the best policy for a small economy is to levy no trade taxes but to raise revenues by taxing consumption. The most striking feature of diffusion theory is that, for most members of a social system, the innovation-decision depends heavily on the innovation-decisions of the other members of the system. So those with the most sophisticated tax preparers pay the least in taxes. Gross Domestic Product Gross domestic product GDP is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period. A policy error that brought some investment into the tax base, for example, would increase the efficiency ratio even though it meant a worse VAT.

      Handling of iTax issues raised by taxpayers was not satisfactory and KRA management and other staff in other departments were partially supportive of iTax system. They don't receive as much advantage from the elimination of the income tax. It has been ranked as a major source of revenue in countries such as UK, France, Sweden, Norway, and other high income countries. Currently the tax rate can vary depending on what your income level is.


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As a result, each flat tax proposal must be evaluated carefully to assess its true revenue producing potential. The Obama White House and some Senate democrats contend this will help the country by increasing tax income and lowering the burden on working class Americans.

Ilorin: Batay Publications Limited. These theory suggests that it is the responsibility of the body to translate existing e-taxation innovations in other countries to suit the need of the Nigerian government and citizens, and also insure its implementation by persuading tax payers to comply.

The VAT is often thought to be an intrinsically complicated tax, cumbersome for both taxpayers and authorities and thus ill suited to developing countries, where even basic record-keeping ability may be limited. A new sociology of knowledge?

Judging efficiency and fairness Has the VAT lived up to its early promise as an efficient, fair source of revenue? I will present both arguments to you for you to decide on which way you may lean, although my mind is already made up on the matter.

These transition effects could vary depending on which consumption tax was adopted and how monetary policy responded to the reforms. Paying Taxes Report.

Businesses in these countries now file returns electronically thus spending less time on compliance. The Henry Tax Review identified areas for significant reform to Australia's tax system over the next 10 to 20 years. All the complexity in the income tax code allows greater fraud and cheating.

The money that government collects pays for the services that is provided for the people.

Value Added Tax : International Practice and Problems

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book the revenue more effectively. These costs are a drag on the economy, and reduce income and economic growth. Table 1. Expenditure policies are often a far better means of achieving these aims, though the capacity for well-targeted spending measures is very limited in many low-income countries.

For more than 30 years, the IMF has been a critical part of the global drama, advising member countries on how to design and implement the VAT. Distortions associated with turnover taxes, combined with governments' need to increase their revenues—particularly, in many cases, to replace import tariff revenues lost as a consequence of trade liberalization—created an incentive to seek less distortionary alternatives.

If taxpayers could choose which government organizations received their taxes, opportunity cost decisions would integrate their partial knowledge. But, in the end, only the net value of those final sales forms the base of the tax so that the VAT—if it is functioning as intended—is thus a tax on final consumption.

Rogers [20] argues that diffusion is the process by which an innovation is communicated over time among the participants in a social system, while diffusion is the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system.

Findings from the study revealed that most tax payers strongly agreed that they were able to fully access and operate iTax system. Failed diffusion does not mean that the technology was adopted by no one. It would be the worst for retirees who live on a fixed income.

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(At every stage of production the tax is. This book, by Alan A. Tait, is an examination of VAT. It looks at problems and theoretical options and potential impacts, as well as detailing the practical aspects of implementing new tax structures.

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