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International taxation


  • Goodspeed, T-J
  • White, A-D


The term "international taxation" is something of a misnomer. Tax systems are almost invariably national. An exception is international tax treaties which set tax rules on a bilateral or multilateral basis. International taxation generally refers to the tax treatment of transactions that involve entities in more than a single nation.

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  • Goodspeed, T-J & White, A-D, 1996. "International taxation," Papers 96-11, Wellesley College - Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:wecoec:96-11

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    JEL classification:

    • H29 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Other
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General


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