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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23).

StatementPaul J. Beck, Jon S. Davis, Woon O. Jung
SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1467, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1467.
ContributionsDavis, Jon S., Jung, Woon O., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25118938M

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To achievethese goals, high tax morale is required to achieve a high degree of tax compliance. The general objective of thisstudy is to determine the effect of Tax Morale on the taxpayer in compliance to tax policies of government inNigeria. Cross-sectional survey was tax rates with questionnaire as the major tool of data collection.

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(69) Such audit rates would almost certainly overstate the probability of detection for many sorts of tax issues that involve substantial legal uncertainty, given that many such issues avoid detection even on audit.

However, a penalty based on audit rates would come much closer to the Bentham-Becker ideal than the current regime. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have both released proposals to tax capital gains at ordinary income rates for the wealthiest Americans.

As part of a broader platform to address income inequality, Biden and Sanders suggest increasing current capital gains rates on taxpayers with income over $1 million and $, respectively.

The Perception Of Tax Fairness And Personal Income Tax Compliance Of Smes In Rivers State Andrighetto, Ottone, Ponzano & Steimno, ).The available statistics indicate that.

a day holding period ensuring that lower treaty-based rates of withholding tax on dividends will be made available only for companies holding shares for over days;which may increase tax uncertainty and compliance burden for the taxpayer.

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Corporate tax avoidance raises many challenging questions about the appropriate design of a tax enforcement agency (Slemrod et al., ).Because data on the actions of IRS auditors are mostly unavailable and because corporations jealously guard tax avoidance strategies, the nature of the relation between corporate tax avoidance and IRS enforcement is not well by: An important policy variable in the analysis of tax audit programs is the shadow value associated with providing a tax agency with additional audit resources At first glance it appears that as long as an agency's shadow value is above one, it is socially desirable to pro.

As with the sales tax, the proposed flat tax would change the tax base to consumption, flatten tax rates, eliminate all deductions and credits in the tax code, and vastly simplify tax compliance. Tax policy s anticorruption priorities should focus on streamlining the taxation system by: (a) lowering tax rates, broadening the tax base, and reducing the number of tax reliefs and exemptions; (b) narrowing the room for arbitrary interpretation and application of the existing legislation; (c) minimising taxpayers voluntary compliance costs.

A roadmap to accounting for income taxes () Insights and interpretations of the income tax accounting guidance in ASC and IFRSs Throughout the Roadmap, new guidance has been added, including a new appendix, “Frequently Asked Questions About Tax Reform,” and minor edits have been made to existing guidance to improve its clarity.

Dubin, Graetz and Wilde () make use of state-level time series cross-section data from through to investigate the impact of audit rates and tax rates on tax compliance. They do not, though, have a direct measure of noncompliance, but instead use tax collections per return filed and returns filed per capita as (inverse) measures of Cited by: devoted to the Foreign account tax compliance act (Fatca), the international tax gap, and foreign athletes and entertainers.

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This taxpayer has a pre-FTC U.S. tax liability of $42 (21 percent of $) but can claim a FTC for only $21 (21 percent of $) of this liability, which is the U.S.

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The American Taxpayer Relief Act of (ATRA) preserved lower income tax rates for most individual taxpayers and made many other income and estate tax law changes. It also extended a number of business tax breaks. Policymakers also should pursue a parallel effort to rebuild the IRS’ enforcement division and strengthen tax compliance efforts, which have been dramatically underfunded in recent years.

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Tax Compliance as a Wicked System author:Jack Manhire 丨source:Florida Tax Review, Vol() 丨time: ABSTRACT: This Article proposes a new typology and framework for tax compliance ionally-competing approaches such as deterrence theory, behaviorist theory, and game theoretic models taken together suggest that tax compliance is perhaps a new type of.

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to note that they did. "Audit Certainty, Audit Productivity, and Taxpayer Compliance," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 59(4), pagesDecember. Nigar Hashimzade & Gareth D.

Myles & Binh Tran-Nam, Cited by: Top individual tax rates were lowered in to 35% and tax rates on dividends and capital gains lowered to 15%, with the Bush administration claiming lower rates would spur economic growth.

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Nexus can be a hidden danger for a company with a multistate presence. Certain activities might cause nexus for sales and use tax, income tax, franchise tax or other business taxes.

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Presumptive Income Tax and prescription of a turnover threshold for imposition of Value-Added Tax.