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Taxation and the household saving rate

Taxation and the household saving rate

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/98/36
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL18468241M

As described in Stephen’s earlier post, there is a better theoretical argument to be made for consumption taxes with respect distortionary effects on household saving behaviour. Income taxes - at least as they are applied in Canada - do tend to reduce after-tax rates of return on standard forms of household wealth.   1 Government Saving Incentives in the United States James M. Poterba. 2 Government Incentives and Household Saving in Canada John ge and James B. Davies. 3 Taxation and Personal Saving Incentives in the U.K. James Banks and Richard Blundell. 4 Savings in Germany Axel Börsch-Supan. 5 Government Incentives and Household Saving in ItalyAuthor: James M. Poterba. Taxation refers to compulsory or coercive money collection by a levying authority, usually a government. The term "taxation" applies to all types of involuntary levies, from income to capital Author: Julia Kagan. This table reflects the removal of the 10% starting rate from April , which also saw the 22% income tax rate drop to 20%. From April , the Labour government introduced a 50% income tax rate for those earning more than £, Income threshold for high taxation rate on income was decreased to 32, in


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This report provides a detailed review of the taxation of household savings in 40 OECD and partner countries. It examines the different approaches that countries take to taxing household savings, and calculates marginal effective tax rates on a wide range of savings vehicles (including bank accounts, bonds, shares, private pensions and housing) to assess the impact of these approaches on.

This paper analyzes anew the relationship between taxation and the household saving rate. On the basis of standard savings and tax revenue data from, it provides compelling and robust empirical evidence of a powerful impact of taxes on household savings.

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On the basis of standard savings and tax revenue data from a sample of OECD countries, it provides compelling empirical evidence of a powerful impact of taxes on household savings. In particular, income taxes are shown to affect negatively the household saving rate much more than consumption.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tanzi, Vito. Taxation and the household saving rate. [Washington, D.C.]: International Monetary Fund, Fiscal Affairs Dept. Taxation of Household Savings No. 25 Taxation of Household Savings OECD Tax Policy Studies rate (mETR) modelling undertaken for 40 OECD and key partner countries across a range Private pension funds tend to be the most tax-favoured form of saving, with owner-occupied residential property also significantly tax-favoured.

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Taxation and the household saving rate: evidence from OECD countries'f VITO T ANZI and HOWELL H. ZEE 1. Introduction Because savings are generally assumec to be one of the key sources of economie growth, the factors that determine the saving rate have been analyzed in a voluminous body of literature.

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on the basis of standard savings and tax revenue data from, it provides compelling and robust. Household Saving Rates Advertisement Household saving is defined as the difference between a household’s disposable income (wages, income of the self-employed and net property income) and its consumption (expenditures on goods and services.).

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The net household saving rate represents the total amount of net saving as a percentage of net household disposable income. Look back at Figure "Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Policy".We explained that there are three channels through which income taxes affect the economy.

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