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Taxation, Equity, and Growth: Exploring the Trade-Off Between Shareholder Dividend Tax Relief and Higher Corporate Income Taxes


  • Nadeau, Serge J.
  • Strauss, Robert P.


Explores the economic impact of trading off higher corporate income taxes for shareholder dividend tax relief. Finds that this partial integration policy increases dividends, reduces leverage and the financial cost of capital, and increase real investment. Statistically based sensitivity analyses are performed.

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  • Nadeau, Serge J. & Strauss, Robert P., 1993. "Taxation, Equity, and Growth: Exploring the Trade-Off Between Shareholder Dividend Tax Relief and Higher Corporate Income Taxes," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 46(2), pages 161-175, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:46:y:1993:i:2:p:161-75

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    1. Arnold C. Harberger, 1962. "The Incidence of the Corporation Income Tax," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 70, pages 215-215.
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