Contributor: Agustin Redonda

Tax Expenditures and Female Labour Force Participation

, , , and | 4 October 2022
Fiscal, Policy Briefs | Tags: Employment, Fiscal Policy, Tax Expenditures
The gender gap in labour force participation (LFP) has been a long-standing issue worldwide. On average, female LFP is currently 25 percentage points below men’s. The impact of the COVID19 pandemic has widened the gap since women have been hit harder by the crisis.. The ... continue reading

A Global Corporate Tax Rate in Vietnam: Challenges and Opportunities

and | 30 August 2022
Blog | Tags: Tax Competition, Tax Expenditures, Tax Incentives
Implementing a global minimum corporate tax rate will allow Vietnam to increase tax revenue from foreign enterprises, but at the same time put the country in front of new challenges. ... continue reading

Tax Incentives and Corporate Taxation

| 19 July 2022
Fiscal, Testimonies | Tags: Corporate Taxes, Tax Expenditures
Tax expenditures are benefits granted to specific sectors, activities or groups of taxpayers through preferential tax treatment; including exemptions, deductions, and lower tax rates. ... continue reading

Is It Time to Rationalize Tax Expenditures?

, , and | 19 April 2022
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Tax Expenditures, Tax Reform
As developing countries recover from the pandemic, they will need to bring their public finances to a more sustainable position, by streamlining public spending and strengthening the revenue base. The need to mobilize additional resources has been exacerbated by the recent economic turmoil triggered by ... continue reading

G7 Countries Must Urgently Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

, and | 8 April 2022
Fiscal, Policy Briefs | Tags: Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Subsidies
The world’s governments have pledged to fight climate change, yet many still subsidize fossil fuels, the combustion of which increases GHG emissions. Phasing out these subsidies is thus vital to combating climate change. What this Policy Brief proposes is that G7 Governments reaffirm their commitment ... continue reading