Written by Iris Bootsma Taxation is the way for governments to raise revenues to finance government expenditures. However, setting up such a system is not as easy as it may look like. An ideal system raises revenues without excessive government borrowing, and should not discourage economic activities or deviate largely from other countries. From OECD … More Will a tax system safe their future?
– written by Aine de Niet Alcohol and tax is a topic that is quite relevant to me seen as I like to have a drink (or even better; a lot of drinks) once in a while. However, over the past few years there has been an ongoing debate about the amount of tax that … More Alcohol and Tax – Should the excise rates be increased?
“The Tax Haven Race” This week we have a different type of blog post seen as we developed a game; “The Tax Haven Race”. We created this game to teach children (AND adults) about tax in a playful way. By playing the game you learn a lot without even realizing it. And to make it even a … More The Tax Haven Race
The new economy is known as the driving force of economic growth, and its characteristics are technology driven which are penetrated in the consumer and business marketplace. The technological change made it easier to work from home and therefore made it easier to start your own business. In the UK, the number of self-employed increased from … More Taxation & the new economy – Rise in self-employment
Trump’s Tax Plan The recent elections in the United States have received a lot of attention worldwide. The fact that Donald John Trump (hereafter Trump) won the elections came as quite a shock to a lot of people. Opponents of Trump have criticized his plans for the future heavily, including his tax plan. During the … More How Trump’s tax policy will influence income inequality in the USA.