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Tax law changes, income shifting and measured wage inequality

Jagadeesh Sivadasan

Tax law changes, income shifting and measured wage inequality

evidence from India

by Jagadeesh Sivadasan

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Mathematical models,
  • Manufacturing industries -- India,
  • Taxation -- Law and legislation -- India,
  • International business enterprises -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJagadeesh Sivadasan, Joel Slemrod.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12240., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12240.
    ContributionsSlemrod, Joel., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26, [14] p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17629915M
    OCLC/WorldCa69410149

      In , % of corporations in the US paid no federal income tax. US employers are required to provide zero days of paid maternity leave, while Sweden offers : Amanda Holpuch.   In particular, how changes in wages, capital income, and tax policy contribute to changes in income inequality is investigated. To examine the role of these three possible contributors to the increase in income inequality, the Gini coefficient is decomposed by income source using the method developed by Lerman and Yitzhaki ().Cited by:

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      This paper analyzes the effect of changes in the structural progressivity of national income tax systems on observed and actual income inequality. Using several unique measures of progressivity over the – period for a large panel of countries, we find that progressivity reduces inequality in observed income, but has a significantly smaller impact on actual inequality, approximated by Cited by: INEQUALITY AND INCOME: Income inequality in OECD countries is at its highest level for the past half century. The average income of the richest 10% of the population is about nine times that of the poorest 10% across the OECD, up from seven times 25 years ago. Only in Turkey, Chile, and Mexico has inequality fallen, but in the latter two countries the incomes of the richest are still more than.


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Tax law changes, income shifting and measured wage inequality by Jagadeesh Sivadasan Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this paper, we investigate the effects of changes in Indian tax law regarding partnerships on income shifting and measured wage inequality using a survey dataset covering the entire Indian manufacturing sector for the nine-year period from to The tax law change.

Although this sudden increase in measured wage inequality follows major trade liberalization and deregulation reforms announced earlier (in July ), we find that the income-shifting induced by the tax law change explains almost all of the observed increase in.

"Tax law changes, income-shifting and measured wage inequality: Evidence from India," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(), pagesOctober.

References listed on IDEAS as. In this paper, we investigate the efiects of changes in Indian tax law regarding partnerships on income shifting and measured wage inequality using a survey dataset covering the entire Indian manufacturing sector for the nine-year period from to The tax law change, introduced.

Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India Article in Journal of Public Economics 92() February. Introduction. In this paper, we investigate the effects of changes in Indian tax law regarding partnerships on income-shifting and measured wage inequality using a survey dataset covering the entire Indian manufacturing sector for the 9-year period from to Cited by: Published: Sivadasan, Jagadeesh & Slemrod, Joel, "Tax law changes, income-shifting and measured wage inequality: Evidence from India," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol.

92(), pagesOctober. citation courtesy of. Users who downloaded this. Get this from a library. Tax law changes, income shifting and measured wage inequality: evidence from India. [Jagadeesh Sivadasan; Joel Slemrod; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "We use a large dataset covering all registered plants in the manufacturing sector in India over the period to to examine the effects of a income tax law change that eliminated the.

Get this from a library. Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India. [Jagadeesh Sivadasan; Joel Slemrod] -- We use a large dataset covering all registered plants in the manufacturing sector in India over the period to to examine the effects of a income tax law change that eliminated the.

The centerpiece of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of is the reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. The Joint Committee on Taxation has estimated the net revenue loss from the tax overhaul at $1 trillion over the next decade.

The bottom 20% only earned % of the nation’s income. The lower earner's average household income was $13,   Most low-wage workers receive no health insurance, sick days, or pension plans from their can't get ill and have no hope of retiring.

Income and Wage Inequality in the United States, – T. Piketty and E. Saez suggest that other factors, such as changes in labour market institutions, Wscal policy, or more generally social norms regarding pay inequality may have played in tax returns was due to income shifting between the corporate sector and the.

Tax policy is the mechanism through which market results are redistributed, affecting after-tax inequality. The provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code regarding income taxes and estate taxes have undergone significant changes under both Republican and Democratic administrations and Congresses since Since the Johnson Administration, the top marginal income tax rates have.

period, but income inequality in after-tax income grew substantially. The s increase in inequality was different from the increase during the s. During the period from totop-income composition shifted from capital income to wage income. In the top percent, the total income share from capital income fell from 70 percent in.

While the extent of income inequality is debated periodically, one rarely discussed aspect of inequality is its impact on the tax system. Given the nature of the U.S. federal tax system, changes. In the two years since Congress passed the Republican tax law, the richest 1 percent have been the big winners.

Continue Reading. Danny Glover Supports Landmark Reparations Fund in Chicago Suburb. Decem / by Sarah Anderson and Sanho Tree. The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston townhall in support of a new policy to use revenue. the new legislation.2 Initially, the individual income tax was a 1% levy on the incomes of the wealthy, with a 6% surtax on the super-rich.3 U.S.

entry into World War I vastly increased federal revenue needs and the top income tax rate rose to 77% in For its first thirty years, the.

While pre-tax income is the primary driver of income inequality, the less progressive tax code further increased the share of after-tax income going to the highest income groups. For example, had these tax changes not occurred, the after-tax income share of the top % would have been approximately % in instead of the % actual figure.

From tofor instance, the bottom 20 percent of earners in the United States saw their after-tax income rise by just 4 percent, according to the World Inequality Report.

This book assembles nine research papers on tax progressivity and its relationship to income inequality, written by leading public finance economists. The papers document the changes during the s in progressivity at the federal, state, and local level in the U.S.

Conceptual issues about how to measure progressivity are by:. • Consider an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit • Direct reduction in after-tax income inequality from larger credit • Indirect reduction in after-tax income inequality from increase in labor force participation • But the increase in labor force participation comes at a cost to the worker (e.g.

child care costs, commuting costs File Size: KB. Wealth inequality has worsened for two decades and is now at an extreme level. Replacing the income, estate and gift taxes with a progressive wealth tax would do.

This paper reviews historical trends in economic inequality and tax policys role in reducing it. It documents the various reasons why income inequality continues to rise, paying particular attention to the interplay between regressive and progressive federal and state taxes.

The report also considers the trade-off between the social welfare gains that a more equal distribution.