Tax Reform and Revenue Productivity in Ghana
AbstractThis paper evaluates the revenue productivity of Ghana's overall tax system and of individual taxes on the basis of estimates of tax buoyancies and elasticity. It also looks at the links between the tax reform of 1983-1993 and revenue performance,as well as at ways of mobilizing additional revenue.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by African Economic Research Consortium in its series Papers with number 74.
Length: 58 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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TAX POLICY ; ECONOMIC REFORM;
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- Brima Ibrahim Baimba Kargbo & Adegbemi Festus O. Egwaikhide, 2012. "Tax Elasticity in Sierra Leone: A Time Series Approach," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 2(4), pages 432-447.
- Osei, Robert & Quartey, Peter, 2005. "Tax Reforms in Ghana," Working Paper Series RP2005/66, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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