Seminars Schedules

Principles of Sound Tax System

Sunday, 14 August 2011, 13:59 | Category : National Taxes
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The following are the basic principles of a sound tax system: • Fiscal adequacy means that government revenues from taxation must suffice to meet fiscal requirements. This implies that a good tax system of a State may not budget deficit. • Administrative feasibility means that tax laws, rules and regulations must be capable of being […]

Understanding Taxes

As commonly defined, taxes refers to the enforced proportional contribution levied by the law-making body of the State for raise revenue to finance the various government expenditures. For easy understanding of its concept, the saying I first heard from my grandfather in my elementary days may be considered: “Government is the people, for (not poor) […]

Taxation power through other inherent powers

Monday, 1 August 2011, 11:20 | Category : National Taxes
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The main purpose of the power of taxation is to raise revenue. In some instances however, taxation is used as a medium of the exercise of other powers – the eminent domain and the police power. Power of eminent domain is that inherent power of the state to take private properties to be used for […]

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