Taxation in Western Europe.
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Published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International in New York .
Written in English

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SeriesInternational tax and business guide
ContributionsDeloitte Touche Tohmatsu International.
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Open LibraryOL21145188M

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"Scheve and Stasavage provide an engaging analytical history of taxation of the rich in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe from to the present. There is no doubt in my mind that this terrific book will be widely read, cited, and discussed."—Jonas Pontusson, author of Inequality and Prosperity: Social Europe vs. Liberal America. We distinguish between direct and indirect taxation. Direct taxes are imposed upon a person, a company or entity or a property. These include, for instance, income tax and company tax. Indirect taxes, by contrast, are imposed upon a transaction, such as value added tax (VAT) on sales of goods and services and excise duties on alcohol and tobacco. DG Taxation and Customs Union Taxation trends in the European Union 3 Preface Taxation is an important part of our lives. Tax policies have a major impact on businesses, the economy and ordinary.   The Myth of Europe's High Taxes. Americans pay just as much-- and receive far less in benefits, says author Steven Hill. Steven Hill is author of the new book, EUROPE ’S PROMISE: WHY THE EUROPEAN WAY IS THE BEST HOPE IN AN INSECURE AGE (University of California Press).

45 rows  This is a list of the maximum potential tax rates around Europe for certain income brackets. . Estonia ( percent), Latvia ( percent), and the Czech Republic ( percent) have the lowest top income tax rates of all European countries covered. The countries with the highest top income tax rates are Slovenia ( percent), Portugal ( percent), and Belgium ( percent).. The threshold at which the top income tax rate applies also plays an important role. Income and Profits Taxes: Taxes on personal income and business profits made up 45 percent of total US tax revenue in , a higher share than in most other OECD countries, where such taxes averaged 34 percent of the total (figure 2). Australia, Denmark, and New Zealand topped the United States in this category, generating over half of their. In this comprehensive analysis of social systems of taxation and budgeting, the authors provide detailed examples from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages in Europe, and modern times to show how governments through the ages have raised money and spent it. They examine the two essential activities of government--taxing and spending--against the background of the.

This book focuses on taxation and economic policy making. It contains a variety of contributions devoted to important theoretical and empirical topics of taxation. Among the issues discussed are tax reforms, the poverty trap and the Laffer curve, taxation and the inverted Haavelmo effect, the excess burden of taxation in the United States. Taxation books will help you learn tax in-depth, few of the books are always relevant irrespective of the years of publication. Below is the list of such taxation books – K. Lasser’s Deductions and Tax Breaks: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible (Get this book). The seventh edition of European Tax Law offers a cutting-edge analysis of the field surrounding tax law across Europe. It puts forward a thought-provoking discussion of the current EU tax rules, as well as of the EU Court’s case law in tax matters. this new edition maintains its unparalleled depth and clarity as the go-to reference book. Comparative survey, covering double taxation agreements, conflict of laws, tax deferral, close and base companies, residence, abuse of legal forms, holding companies, group taxation, and the financing of foreign corporations, explained in the light of the different legal systems applied in Western Europe, Canada and the USA.