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Interjurisdictional Company Taxation in Europe, the German Reform and the New EU Suggested Direction

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This paper proposes an analysis of two major tax events which occurred in the European Union in 2001, the move of Germany from imputation to exemption and the objective announced by the EU Commission to provide EU businesses with a consolidated corporate tax base for their EU-wide activities. In particular we examine as to whether those tax systems are able to become perfectly integrated tax systems by which we mean neutral tax systems with respect to financial, organisational and locational decisions of a multijurisdictional firm.

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  • Marcel Gérard, 2002. "Interjurisdictional Company Taxation in Europe, the German Reform and the New EU Suggested Direction," CESifo Working Paper Series 636, CESifo Group Munich.
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    1. Margit Schratzenstaller, 2004. "Towards Dual Income Taxes - a Country Comparative Perspective," ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 2(3), pages 23-30, October.
    2. Margit Schratzenstaller, 2003. "Dualisierung von Einkommensteuersystemen: Stand und Perspektiven im internationalen Vergleich," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 72(4), pages 535-550.

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