Public Finance

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Public Finance) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Public Finance) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Public Finance) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Public […]

Tax Law

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Tax Law) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Tax Law) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Tax Law) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Tax Law) Black Market […]

Tax exemption

Tax exemption Tax Incidence According to the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (Third Edition, Domonic A. Bearfield Melvin J. Dubnick, CRC Press 2015), "Who really pays the taxes? Many people worry about having to pay more than their “fair share” of taxes. It […]

Tax

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Tax) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Tax) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Tax) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Tax) Black Market (sometimes, including Tax) […]

Public Debt

Other Private Flows (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Other Private Flows means: _ category combining non-debtcreating portfolio equity investment flows (the sum of country funds, depository receipts and direct purchases of shares by foreign investors), portfolio debt flows […]

Assessment

Taxation Assessment in 1889 The following information about Taxation is from the Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States by the Best American and European Writers: "The person to whom the assessment is made need not be the […]

Double Taxation

Summary of Double Taxation

The condition that arises when a multinational firm is taxed on overseas income in both the source country and the country of the corporation's domicile. This problem arises because nations use varying systems of taxation. Recognizing that double taxation is […]

Tax Evasion

Tax evasion is when someone has deliberately misled us about their activities to reduce their tax liability, or have not paid tax that is due. tax evasion is escaping payment by illegal means. This is obviously unlawful and is usually a criminal offence Tax evasion is when a person or a […]

Tax Avoidance

Tax Avoidance Definition Tax avoidance may be defined as the act of reducing taxation, it is about getting round the law to minimice a tax impact of any operation. Through tax avoidance, a taxpayer takes advantage of all legal opportunities to reduce his or her tax liability. An […]

Tax System

Summary of Forced Tax System A practice applied in some countries (most notably in Europe) in which corporate income taxes are computed by a governmental agency. Unlike the American system, under which the firm prepares its own return and computes its tax liability (subject to subsequent […]

Zakat

Obligatory Charity Tax (Zakat) Zakat Al-Maal (Tithing) Zakat Al-Maal is the third pillar of Islam. Any man or woman who meets the minimum requirements of wealth must pay their share of Zakat. However, paying Zakat is not a burden—it is a blessing and a testimony to one’s sincere faith and devotion to Allah. In addition … Read more

Tax Expenditures

Literature Review on Tax Expenditures In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Iryna Illiash offers the following summary about the topic of Tax Expenditures: The concept of tax expenditures is not universally accepted. In many respects, tax expenditures are the […]

Payroll Tax

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Payroll Tax) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Payroll Tax) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Payroll Tax) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Payroll Tax) Black […]

Estate Tax

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Estate Tax) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Estate Tax) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Estate Tax) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Estate Tax) Black […]

Income Tax

Other Popular Tax Definitions in the World Legal Encyclopedia Adjusted Gross Income (sometimes, including Income Tax) Ad Valorem Tax (sometimes, including Income Tax) Alternative Minimum Tax (sometimes, including Income Tax) Big Four (audit firms) (sometimes, including Income Tax) Black […]

Tax Increment Financing

Literature Review on Tax Increment Financing In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Deborah A. Carroll offers the following summary about the topic of Tax Increment Financing: Tax increment financing (TIF) is an economic development tool and financial […]

Revenue Law

Worldwide Revenue Law Contents of Worldwide Revenue Law Contents of this subject matter include: Choice of business structure Taxation of companies and members Taxation of partnerships and partners Taxation of trusts and beneficiaries Capital gains tax Aspects of international tax Tax aspects […]

Value Added Tax

Summary of Value Added Tax

A tax imposed upon the value added to a product at each stage of the production process. The tax is applicable to all goods, from primary to consumer products. Each processor in the chain of production pays the tax in the purchase price of the goods, applying the […]