The Tax System in Industrialized Countries: Tax System In Indusrialized Co

Hardcover | December 1, 1998

EditorKen Messere

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This volume is the only book to provide a comparative and systematic analysis of the tax systems of the major industrialized nations (the G7 plus Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden) over the last decade. An introductory chapter compares the tax levels, structures, and systems of the ten, notesdifferences between government preoccupations in mid-1980s and mid-1990s, and unusual tax features of particular countries, before speculating on likely changes in the remaining years of the century. In the ten main chapters, individual national experts providein a standardized format to facilitatecomparisondetails of all the significant taxes and important changes in relation to specific policy considerations such as fiscal deficits, savings and investment incentives, income distribution effects, and administrative and compliance costs. The country chapters conclude with a summary of recentand prospective tax reforms, which in each case takes account of the underlying economic conditions and political climate.

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This volume is the only book to provide a comparative and systematic analysis of the tax systems of the major industrialized nations (the G7 plus Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden) over the last decade. An introductory chapter compares the tax levels, structures, and systems of the ten, notesdifferences between government preoccupations i...

Ken Messere is at Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.18 inPublished:December 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198293313

ISBN - 13:9780198293316

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Table of Contents

1. Ken Messere: An Overview2. Richard M. Bird, David B. Perry, and Thomas A. Wilson: Canada3. Laurence Blotnicki and Chrisophe Heckly: France4. Willi Leibfritz, Wolfgang Buttner, Ulrich van Essen: Germany5. Laura Castellucci: Italy6. Hiromitsu Ishi: Japan7. Flip de Kam: The Netherlands8. M. A. Lasheras and Isabel Menendez: Spain9. Krister Andersson and Leif Muten: Sweden10. Andrew Dilnot and Gary Stears: United Kingdom11. Janet G. Stotsky and Emil M. Sunley: United StatesIndex

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"The book excels in the comparison of tax statistics, using comprehensive OECD and national data....The contributors to The Tax System in Indusrialized Countries provide many thoughtful observations about current tax problems."--Tax Notes International