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The Political Economy of Tax Avoidance

A. A. Shenfield

The Political Economy of Tax Avoidance

by A. A. Shenfield

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Published by Transatlantic Arts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Finance - Taxation,
  • Consumer Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10229381M
    ISBN 100255696418
    ISBN 109780255696418

    A benchmark result in the political economy of taxation is that majority voting over a linear income tax schedule will result in an inefficiently high tax rate whenever the median voter has a below-average income. The present paper examines the role of tax avoidance for this welfare by: Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime in a single territory to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law. Tax sheltering is very similar, although unlike tax avoidance tax sheltering is not necessarily legal. Tax havens are jurisdictions which facilitate reduced taxes.. While forms of tax avoidance which use tax laws in ways.

      A Political Economy account of the transformation of international tax cooperation: from the s, and double taxation, to modern tax sovereignty and the international regime shaping : Thomas Rixen. Ronen Palan was of the founding editors of the Review of International Political Economy. Palan's major empirical work is the area of offshore financial centres and tax havens. [2] Palan has argued that offshore finance "is certainly not the sole cause for the decline of the nation-state, but it must be seen as an important contributing factor Alma mater: London School of Economics (BSc, PhD).

      Abstract. This study investigates the relation between corporate political connections and tax aggressiveness. We study a broad array of corporate political activities, including the employment of connected directors, campaign contributions, and by:   To support his findings and unpack any economic patterns, Piketty analyzes data from 20 countries dating back to the 18th century. All in all, the book provides a better understanding of economic history and contends that inequalities may continue to rise due to political action.


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The Political Economy of Tax Avoidance by A. A. Shenfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Economics of International Tax Avoidance:Political Power vs. Economic Law (, C) [Bracewell-Milnes, Barry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Economics of International Tax Avoidance:Political Power vs. Economic Law (, C)Author: Barry Bracewell-Milnes.

The evident abuse of tax systems by corporations and rich individuals through tax avoidance schemes and offshore shadow banking is increasingly in the public eye. Above all, the political challenges of recovery and structural reform have raised core issues of burden-sharing and social equity on the agendas of both civil society groups and 5/5(1).

Providing light to a subject that is not often enough discussed, The Political Economy of Taxation is packed cover to cover with thoughtful information, and a core addition to any international economic studies collection.

--The Midwest Book Review. Paola Profeta and Simona Scabrosetti have provided us with a novel comparative analysis of the tax systems in Asia, Latin America and the new EU by:   With an original introduction by the editor, this insightful book provides researchers and students with a guide to the fundamental intellectual developments that have shaped the economic understanding of tax avoidance and evasion, along with a framework for placing these contributions in their intellectual : Dhammika Dharmapala.

Tax compliance issues enjoy an unprecedented degree of public attention today and are of great importance to governments and policymaking. This single volume provides an overview of some of the most significant contributions to the economic analysis of tax avoidance and evasion and also sheds light on broader questions of social organization, behaviour, and compliance with the by: 1.

This book offers a comprehensive, region-wide examination of the politics of taxation in Latin America, one of the most pressing issues to confront the region. It will interest scholars across political science, sociology, economics and public policy who study political economy in the developing world, as well as : Hardcover.

The Political Economy of Corporate Tax Avoidance Abstract: We exploit exogenous variation in turnovers of China’s municipal political leaders to study how political incentives affect firms’ strategic tax avoidance behavior.

We document robust cycles in corporate tax compliance corresponding with the timing of political by: 4. We exploit exogenous variation in turnovers of China’s municipal political leaders to study how political incentives affect firms’ strategic tax avoidance behavior.

We document robust cycles in corporate tax compliance corresponding with the timing of political by: 4.

History suggests, however, that the choice of and among tax instruments has always been largely a political decision, although economic factors will usually be taken into account.

We define the term “political economy of taxation” with reference to the study of such decisions. Tax-dodgers and the rich have pulled the strings for too long.

We have a chance to rethink our priorities after Covid. We’re starting to get a sense of the medium-term economic impact of the Covid crisis. On Tuesday, we learnt that Virgin Atlantic is. Covering the period from the s, when international tax policy was solely about avoiding double taxation, to the present era of international tax competition, Rixen investigates the fate of 'the power to tax' in an era of globalization, illustrating that tax sovereignty is both shaped andBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Most of at least the common tax avoidance schemes can be reinterpreted as making use of one or more of these principles. Four such methods are described. In a perfect capital market, these methods would enable the astute taxpayer to eliminate all taxation on capital income.

The fact that the tax system raises revenue is attributed to lack of astuteness of the taxpayer and/or lack of perfection of the Cited by: Tax “justice” has become an increasingly central issue of political debate in many countries, particularly following the cardiac arrest of global financial services in and the subsequent worldwide slump in trade and production.

The evident abuse of tax systems by corporations and rich individuals through tax avoidance schemes and offshore shadow banking is increasingly in the public eye. Tax avoidance versus tax evasion: On some determinants of the shadow economy Article (PDF Available) in International Tax and Public Finance 19(1) February with 2, Reads.

Downloadable. A benchmark result in the political economy of taxation is that the degree of redistribution is positively linked to income inequality. However, empirical evidence supporting such a relationship turns out to be mixed.

This paper shows how these different empirical reactions can be rationalized within a simple model of tax avoidance and costly tax enforcement. Get this from a library. The political economy of tax avoidance: a lecture delivered to the British branch of the International Fiscal Association, 16 October [A A Shenfield].

About this book Introduction Covering the period from the s, when international tax policy was solely about avoiding double taxation, to the present era of international tax competition, Rixen investigates the fate of 'the power to tax' in an era of globalization, illustrating that tax sovereignty is both shaped and constrained by an.

Tax avoidance becomes an international problem when taxpayers utilise the variance that exists between different national tax regimes to reduce their total tax obligation.

After unpacking the terms involved, the chapter provides a brief historical context to situate the current issues of concern, which are exemplified in the public.

Richard Murphy (born 21 March ) is a British chartered accountant and political economist who campaigns on issues of tax avoidance and tax evasion.

He advises the Trades Union Congress on economics and taxation, and is a long-standing member of the Tax Justice mater: University of Southampton. This article approaches tax avoidance as a crime of globalization. Tax avoidance is not just a problem originating in the corporation. Corporate tax avoidance is a practice that involves different.

In effect, just as the high wartime rates for the wealthy had been justified as a means of compensating for the sacrifice of the poor during the war, the pursuit, and tacit approval, of tax avoidance after the war was a means of compensating for the high rates at a time when the sacrifice rationale for them had ceased to be by: 3.

Kinder, Donald R., and Kiewiet, D. Roderick () ‘ EconomicJudgements and Political Behavior: The Role of Personal Grievances and Collective Economic Judgements in Congressional Voting,’ American Journal of Political Science 23 (08) – Cited by: Kirchler's book considers the role of economic incentives in tax compliance, but he also argues that factors such as moral considerations, fairness concerns, and the citizens' trust in the state play a crucial role.

His broad approach makes the book interesting for both tax authorities and social scientists alike.'Author: Erich Kirchler, Valerie Braithwaite.