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A Trilogy on Tax Reform

Distinguished authors, from a variety of countries, comment on significant issues for tax reform. Essential reading for policy-makers, administrators and students of tax reform.


Further Key Issues in Tax Reform
Hardback pp. 240
Published 1998
ISBN 0-9515157-6-4

The latest and final volume of key issues in tax reform. As well as chapters by eminent economists Andrew Dilnot, Richard Bird, Leif Muten and Stephen Smith, it has contributions from Lord Howe of Aberavon (formerly Sir Geoffrey Howe, Chancellor of the Exchequer in the United Kingdom, 1979-83) and Elizabeth Filkin, UK Revenue Adjudicator until 1999 and now Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards.

T.E. in Canadian Tax Journal, vol. 46, no. 4, writes:
'The quality of the essays is excellent. Each one is well written and provides a useful overview that avoids unnecessary detail.'

Andrew Dilnot, Director, IFS London - The Taxation of Savings
John O'Hagan, Professor, TC Dublin - The Taxation of Tobacco
Stephen Smith, Professor, UCLondon - The Carbon Tax: A Tax Whose Time has Come?
Roger Bowles, Director, CFS Bath - Minimising Corruption in Tax Affairs
Geoffrey Howe (Lord Howe of Aberavon) Chancellor of the Exchequer1979-83 -Tax Law Simplification in the United Kingdom
Elizabeth Filkin, UK Revenue Adjudicator - Dealing with Complaints - The Adjudicator. A UK Experiment
Sean Moriarty, Irish Revenue Commissioners - Tax Compliance: Managing the Landscape of Relationships with the Taxpayer
Donal de Buitleir, General Manager, AIB, Secretary, IrishTax Commission, 1980-85 - The Role of Tax Incentives: The Irish Experience
Leif Muten, Professor of International Taxation, Stockholm; IMF 1968-91 - Minimising the Tax Effects of Inflation
Richard Bird, Professor and Director International Centre for Tax Studies, Toronto - Administrative Constraints on Tax Policy
Cedric Sandford, Emeritus Professor; Director CFS Bath 1975-86 - Tax Reform of the 'Eighties in Retrospect - What Can We Learn?

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Key Issues in Tax Reform
Hardback pp. 272
Published November 1993
ISBN 0-9515157-2-1

Andrew Dilnot - Income Tax Rate Structure
Claudia Scott - Taxing Fringe Benefits
Sijbren Cnossen - Designing a VAT; What Kind of Corporation Tax?
David King - Local Taxation
Ian Wallschutzky - Minimising Evasion and Avoidance
Frank Cassells and Don Thornhill - Self-assessment and Administrative Tax Reform in Ireland
Michael Foers - Forms Design and Comprehensibility
Chuck Brown and Cedric Sandford - Tax Reform and Incentives: A Case Study from the UK
Stephen Smith - Green Taxes
Donald Brean - International Taxation

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More Key Issues in Tax Reform
Hardback pp. 224
Published May 1995
ISBN 0-95151-57-4-8

Graham Stark - Taxing Families
Andrew Dilnot - Integrating Income Tax and Social Security
Leif Muten - Capital Gains Tax - Gaining Ground?
Cedric Sandford - Taxing Wealth; Minimising Administrative and Compliance Costs
John O'Hagan and Aisling Reilly - The Taxation of Alcoholic Beverages
John Hasseldine - Tax Amnesties
Ian Crawford and Stephen Smith - Environmental Costs of Road Transport
Robert Luther - Profit-related Pay: A Case Study
Alan Lewis and Ian Wallschutzky - Tax Perceptions and Tax Reform
Sven Steinmo - The Politics of Tax Reform

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