Tag: Tax Incentives

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

The Global Tax Deal and Tax Incentives: What if the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease?

| 18 March 2022
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Minimum Tax Rate, Tax Expenditures, Tax Incentives
The global tax deal reached in October 2021 is a milestone in international tax coordination. With 137 out of 141 jurisdictions in the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) now participating in the agreement, there is no doubt about its significance. ... continue reading

Press Release: New Global Tax Expenditures Database by CEP and DIE: Shedding Light on Hidden Government Spending

| 16 June 2021
Press Releases | Tags: Tax Expenditures, Tax Incentives, Tax Reform
The Council on Economic Policies (CEP) and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) today launch the Global Tax Expenditures Database (GTED). The database went live today at www.GTED.net and will be officially launched at 15.00 CEST with an online conference featuring ... continue reading

Tax Incentives for Investment. Old and New Challenges for International Trade

24 June, 2021 14.00-17.00 CET | Online
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Digitalization, Investment, Tax Expenditures, Tax Incentives
Despite their stated goals including attracting FDI, creating employment and boosting R&D and innovation, tax incentives for investment are often ineffective. Indeed, several provisions are redundant and hence end-up triggering costly windfall gains. They can also trigger negative spillover effects on third countries, e.g. when ... continue reading

Why Governments Continue to Offer Inefficient Investment Incentives? The Role of Bureaucratic Design

and | 19 March 2021
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Investment, Tax Incentives
Governments worldwide use a myriad of tax incentives to promote investment and yet, there is little evidence that these incentives actually work as intended. Moreover, although the striking lack of transparency makes it hard (if not impossible) to accurately estimate their fiscal cost, the available ... continue reading