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Key Issues in Natural Resource Taxation and Revenue Management in the Commonwealth (Paperback) (Daniel

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Writing for governments of Commonwealth countries, Wilde says that competing objectives have to be balanced when designing fiscal regimes for tax natural resources. There should, for example, be a balance between ensuring that a government collects a reasonable minimum level of revenue whenever resources are exploited, and providing enough profit to attract investors. He points out that highly progressive tax systems may be complicated to administer and provide significant scope for tax avoidance, but governments with expertise in auditing companies should have no trouble. If developing natural resources provides other benefits besides government revenue, such as employment opportunities and energy security, then taxes could be lower. In any case, the success of negotiations for fiscal schemes depends on the government having a detailed understanding of the geology and extraction cost of the natural resources. Distributed in the US by Stylus. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 44
Genre: Business + Money Management
Series Title: Economic Paper
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Daniel Wilde
Language: English
Street Date: October 21, 2016
TCIN: 52227015
UPC: 9781849291606
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-0004
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