Basic Concepts of International Taxation
Free movements of goods and capital across national borders have important implications for both direct and indirect taxation. The paper discusses the following issues: (a) The implications of different treatments of resident capital income originating abroad and nonresident capital income originating at home; (b) The implications of different treatments of exports and imports under the indirect tax system (VAT); (c) What is the economically efficient international tax structure.
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|Publication status:||published as International Taxation, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993, chapter 2.|
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- Hans-Werner Sinn, 1990.
"Tax Harmonization and Tax Competition in Europe,"
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3248, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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