Basic Concepts of International Taxation
Free movements of goods and capital across national borders have important implications for both direct and indirect taxation. The paper discusses the following issues: (a) The implications of different treatments of resident capital income originating abroad and nonresident capital income originating at home; (b) The implications of different treatments of exports and imports under the indirect tax system (VAT); (c) What is the economically efficient international tax structure.
Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w3540
Published: International Taxation, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993, chapter 2.