Articles on Corporate Tax

This article describes the history or corporate taxes in America. It explains how corporate taxes were taxed at very low rates during early American history, and then the rates reached their maximum during the cold war period.

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This article explains why corporations are taxed. It provides a list of some of the additional privileges which are enjoyed by corporations due to which the levy of higher taxes is justified.

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This article explains the various forms of taxation which corporations all over the world face. It also lists the top three counterproductive taxes and explains how these taxes hamper the working of the economy as a whole.

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This article explains the concept of tax competition. It explains how companies have been able to use tax competition in order to play countries off against one another and lower the tax rates. It also explains how companies have started placing their assets strategically in order to take advantage of tax competition.

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This article explains the concept of progressive, regressive, and proportional tax. It then tries to answer the question about whether corporate tax is progressive. The different arguments, in favor of, as well as against this notion, have been discussed in this article.

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This article explains the concept of flat-rate tax systems. It contrasts the flat-rate tax systems with graduated tax systems and then points out the advantages of such a system.

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This article explains the concept of a tax base. It lists the various types of tax bases and explains how they affect tax revenues. It also provides information about why tax base matters and what can be done in order to increase it.

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The bottom line is that nominal tax rates alone cannot be used to compare different tax regimes. Effective tax rates are an important way that can be used by corporations to find out the tax rate, which will be applicable to them.

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This article explains the concept of tax competition. It mentions the main positive points which favor the idea of tax competition. The benefits which accrue to corporations, as well as governments, have been listed in this article.

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This article explains the disadvantages of tax competition. Each disadvantage has been explained in detail with examples in order to make the reader aware of their impact.

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This article explains the concept of tax co-operation. It provides some of the salient features of tax co-operation. Lastly, it also lists some of the drawbacks of this strategy. The features of this policy, which make it far-fetched, have also been explained in detail.

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This article explains the concept of elasticity of taxes. It classifies taxes based on their elastic or inelastic nature. It also provides some rules related to tax elasticity. Lastly, it explains why the concept of tax elasticity is difficult to observe.

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This article explains the process of dividend taxation. It explains how dividends are subject to double or even triple taxation. Then, it also explains cases such as taxation on dividends to intercompany investors and foreign investors.This article explains the process of dividend taxation. It explains how dividends are subject to double or even triple taxation. Then, it also explains cases such as taxation on dividends to intercompany investors and foreign investors.

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