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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poll Tax and Residence

Introduction to Poll Tax and Residence

Various countries have employed a poll tax to raise general revenues for the conduct of government and the waging of war, not as a requirement for voting. During its first wave of popularity in the United States, after the American Revolution (1775-1783…

Poll Tax

Introduction to Poll Tax

Poll Tax, term used for a tax levied on an individual, usually as a prerequisite for voting. Poll taxes are the same for all persons subject to them, regardless of their income, property, or other taxes paid (see Taxation).

Poll taxes were originally levied on…