Whitehouse, Edward (1999): The tax treatment of funded pensions.
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Pension funds are an important part of private savings flows, the main supplier of capital to industry and play a large and growing role in providing retirement incomes in countries with mature funded pension systems. Reforms which increase the emphasis on privately managed, funded pensions must get the tax treatment right. This paper sets out the options for taxing pensions, and the arguments between them. The tax treatment in 35 different countries is described and summarized in an empirical measure: the marginal effective tax rate. Other data assess the importance of pension funds and tax incentives in aggregate, drawing on national and international sources.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The tax treatment of funded pensions|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G23 - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H24 - Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D14 - Personal Finance
|Depositing User:||Edward Whitehouse|
|Date Deposited:||21. Mar 2009 01:29|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 18:35|
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