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Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the 1986 Tax Reform Act

Jane Gravelle

Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the 1986 Tax Reform Act

a new look

by Jane Gravelle

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital -- Econometric models.,
  • Capital levy -- Econometric models.,
  • Corporations -- Taxation -- Econometric models.,
  • Business enterprises -- Taxation -- Econometric models.,
  • Taxation -- United States -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJane G. Gravelle.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 2964, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 2964.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22437574M

    HUNTON & WILLIAMS Tax Reform Act of Summary of Selected Foreign Tax Provisions by Gregory May Hunton & Williams Contents Page I. Taxation of Foreign Subsidiaries. A tax is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund various public expenditures. A failure to pay, along with evasion of or resistance to taxation, is punishable by law. Taxes consist of direct or indirect taxes and may be paid in money or as its labour equivalent. Tax reform is the process of changing the way taxes are collected or managed by the government and is usually undertaken to improve tax administration or to provide economic or social benefits. Tax reform can include reducing the level of taxation of all people by the government, making the tax system more progressive or less progressive, or simplifying the tax system and making the system.


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Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the 1986 Tax Reform Act by Jane Gravelle Download PDF EPUB FB2

NBER Program(s):Public Economics Program. The Tax Reform Act of considerably altered the differentials between taxes on corporate and noncorporate capital.

Conventional wisdom, relying on various incarnations Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the 1986 Tax Reform Act book the Harberger model, suggests rather small efficiency effects from these changes in corporate tax wedges. The Tax Reform Act of considerably altered the differentials between taxes on corporate and noncorporate : Jane Gravelle.

The Tax Reform Act of considerably altered the differentials between taxes on corporate and noncorporate capital. Conventional wisdom, relying on various incarnations of the Harberger model, suggests rather small efficiency effects from these changes in corporate tax wedges.

Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the Tax Reform Act. Cambridge, MA ( Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA ): National Bureau of Economic Research, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gravelle; National Bureau of Economic Research.

A timely and important study. Required reading for anyone who cares about the future of tax Taxes Matter. is the first systematic examination of the actual effects of the Tax Reform Act ofthe most important U.S.

income tax reform of the last four : Hardcover. Measured as a flow the estimated efficiency gain from the Tax Reform Act is $31 billion. (This abstract was borrowed from another version of this item.) The Tax Reform Act, while having little effect on the overall effective tax rate on U.S.

capital income, did reduce significantly the difference in effective taxation of corporate and noncorporate capital within a number of U.S.

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A revenue-neutral tax reform that raises the standard deduction and personal exemption cannot, in general. Phases out the percent bracket for taxpayers above certain income levels through a rate adjustment requiring additional tax liability. Provides that such revised rates shall tax effect for taxable years beginning in Sets forth an interim tax rate schedule for taxable years beginning in   The Tax Reform Act of was given impetus Non-neutral taxation and the efficiency gains of the 1986 Tax Reform Act book a detailed tax-simplification proposal from President Reagan's Treasury Department, and was designed to be tax-revenue neutral because Reagan stated that he would veto any bill that was not.

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Non-Neutral Taxation and the Efficiency Gains of the Tax Reform Act - - A New Look that the new law reduced excess burden by at least $31 billion and eliminated about half of the total distortion from non-neutral taxation.

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Gravelle. Non-Neutral Taxation and the Efficiency Gains of the Tax Reform Act - - A New Look. [Jane G Gravelle; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- The Tax Reform Act of considerably altered the differentials between taxes on corporate and noncorporate capital.

: Tax Reform Act of Implication for Financial (): Stanley Block: Books. Start with revenue adequacy. The Act raised the same amount of revenue as the prior tax law.

TCJA will add well over $1 trillion to the debt over the next decade. It is surely easier to cut tax rates, and as a consequence reduce tax-induced distortions caused by high rates.

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Unfinished Business of the Tax Reform Act: An Effective Tax Rate Analysis of Current Issues in the Taxation of Capital Income James B.

Mackie III Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C. 1 Gravelle () argues that the Act reduced (but did not eliminate) the corporate/noncorporate distortion. Income Tax Notes.

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