Un trésor de 11 milliards d'euros ?
AbstractAccording to several recent analyses, French pensioners benefit from tax expenditures of around ?11 billion; abolishing these tax deductions would allow to finance pensions and long-term care expenditures. The paper shows that tax expenditures benefiting pensioners (?12.5 billion euro, i.e. 1,375 euro per household) are similar, accounting for the number of people concerned, to those benefiting people of working age (?25.7 billion, 1,600 euro per household). The government could only raise ?1.8 billion by increasing the CSG rate on pensions and by taxing pensioners?family benefits. But fairness would require to re-introduce simultaneously wage indexation of pensions (which would cost ?10.4 billion). Besides, ?90 billion additional spending are needed to maintain the French current pension system and to finance the growing burden of long-term care. JEL Classification: H24.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue de l'OFCE.
Volume (Year): n° 115 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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income taxation; pension systems; tax expenditures;
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