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Die Besteuerung multinationaler Unternehmen

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Using simple benchmark models, this paper gives an introductory analysis of three separate policy issues that relate to the taxation of multinational firms: (i) the spread of tax measures that provide discriminatory tax relief to multinational firms; (ii) the switch from the current separate accounting system to a consolidated corporate tax base with formula apportionment; (iii) the introduction of a minimum statutory corporate tax rate in a geographically restricted area. Prior to these analyses, we briefly survey some of the empirical evidence on both the general development of corporate taxation in Europe and the OECD, and on the tax preferences granted to multinational firms.

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  • Haufler, Andreas, 2006. "Die Besteuerung multinationaler Unternehmen," Discussion Papers in Economics 1153, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
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    multinational enterprises; taxation;

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    • H87 - Public Economics - - Miscellaneous Issues - - - International Fiscal Issues; International Public Goods
    • H25 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Business Taxes and Subsidies
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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