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The impact of minimum taxation by an imputable wealth tax on capital budgeting and business strategy of German companies


  • Caren Sureth


  • Ralf Maiterth



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  • Caren Sureth & Ralf Maiterth, 2008. "The impact of minimum taxation by an imputable wealth tax on capital budgeting and business strategy of German companies," Review of Managerial Science, Springer, vol. 2(2), pages 81-110, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:rvmgts:v:2:y:2008:i:2:p:81-110 DOI: 10.1007/s11846-008-0016-z

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    1. Niemann, Rainer & Sureth-Sloane, Caren, 2015. "Investment effects of wealth taxes under uncertainty and irreversibility," arqus Discussion Papers in Quantitative Tax Research 192, arqus - Arbeitskreis Quantitative Steuerlehre.
    2. Hoppe, Thomas & Maiterth, Ralf & Sureth, Caren, 2015. "Vermögensteuer und ihre Implikationen für den Wirtschaftsstandort Deutschland: Eine betriebswirtschaftliche Analyse," arqus Discussion Papers in Quantitative Tax Research 181, arqus - Arbeitskreis Quantitative Steuerlehre.
    3. Niemann, Rainer & Sureth, Caren, 2016. "Does capital tax uncertainty delay irreversible risky investment?," arqus Discussion Papers in Quantitative Tax Research 209, arqus - Arbeitskreis Quantitative Steuerlehre.
    4. Rainer Niemann & Caren Sureth-Sloane, 2016. "Does Capital Tax Uncertainty Delay Irreversible Risky Investment?," CESifo Working Paper Series 6046, CESifo Group Munich.
    5. Rainer Niemann & Caren Sureth-Sloane, 2015. "Investment Effects of Wealth Taxes under Uncertainty and Irreversibility," CESifo Working Paper Series 5610, CESifo Group Munich.

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    Minimum tax; Business strategy; Investment decisions; Tax neutrality; Wealth tax; H25; H21;

    JEL classification:

    • H25 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Business Taxes and Subsidies
    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation


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