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Minimizing Tax Avoidance by Using Conservatism Accounting Through Book Tax Differences:Case Study in Indonesia


  • Heni Purwantini

    (Institute of Economic Science of Jaya Negara Malang,Indonesia)


The research’s first purpose is to analyze directly conservatism accounting influence towards book tax differences and tax avoidance. The second purpose is to analyse indirect influence towards tax avoidance through book tax differences. The research is conducted to companies enlisted in Indonesian Stock Exchange and belongs to LQ45 during 2013 to 2015. The number of companies sample taken by purposive sampling is 23 corporations, therefore total observation is 69 observations. The acquired data analysed by path analysis. This research conclude that conservatism accounting practice significantly influence book tax difference practice but did not influence tax avoidance. Conservatism accounting practice is also having no influence towards tax avoidance committed by book tax differences. This book tax difference is only significantly influential to commit tax avoidance. This research can contribute in taxation field as input in tax planning formulation. Key Words:Book Tax Differences, Conservatism, Accounting, Corporations, Path Analysis, Indonesian Stock Exchange

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  • Heni Purwantini, 2017. "Minimizing Tax Avoidance by Using Conservatism Accounting Through Book Tax Differences:Case Study in Indonesia," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 6(5), pages 55-67, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:6:y:2017:i:5:p:55-67

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    1. Maurizio Bovi, 2005. "Book-Tax Gap. An Income Horse Race," Public Economics 0506009, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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