Population Ageing and the Growth of Income and Consumption Tax Revenue
AbstractThis paper investigates the implications of population ageing and changes in labour force participation rates for projections of revenue obtained from personal income taxation and a consumption tax (in the form of a broad-based goods and services tax). A projection model is presented, involving changing age-income profiles over time for males and females. The model is estimated and applied to New Zealand over the period 2011-2062.
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Date of creation: 05 Jul 2013
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Ageing population; Taxation; New Zealand;
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- Christopher Ball & John Creedy, 2013. "Population Ageing and the Growth of Income and Consumption Tax Revenue," Treasury Working Paper Series 13/09, New Zealand Treasury.
- NEP-AGE-2013-07-15 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2013-07-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2013-07-15 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-PBE-2013-07-15 (Public Economics)
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- John K Gibson & Grant M Scobie, 2001. "Household Saving Behaviour in New Zealand: A Cohort Analysis," Treasury Working Paper Series 01/18, New Zealand Treasury.
- John Creedy & Grant M. Scobie, 2005. "Population Ageing and Social Expenditure in New Zealand," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 38(1), pages 19-39, 03.
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