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VAT in Ethiopia
A study investigating and analyzing value added tax (VAT) implementation in Ethiopia.
# 63699 | 5,160 words | 12 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Feb 11, 2006 in Economics (International) , Economics (Taxation)


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This paper provides an assessment of the economic impact found when replacing Ethiopia's sales tax with a value-added tax (VAT). The paper assesses the effectiveness of VAT's in terms of its ability to achieve several objectives. These objectives include: Generation of more government revenue and encouragement of investment and trade by modernizing the tax administration. Moreover, the study identifies the problems encountered during the implementation of VAT and recommends possible solutions.

Table of Contents
Introduction
Background
Attitude
Objective of Study
Overview
Brief History
Definitions
Value Added Tax
Direct and Indirect Taxes
Tax Base and Tax Rate
Comparison between Sales Tax and Vat
Similarities
Differences
VAT Implementation Process in Ethiopia
Tax Reform
Vat Introduction
Need for VAT
Registration Process
Vat Threshold
VAT Rate
Implementation Problems
VAT Registrant
Non-Issuance
The Use of False Invoices
Consumers not Willing
Benefits of VAT
Revenue Performance
Economic and Social Impact of VAT
VAT Inflation Effects
VAT Impact on Investment and Exports
Social Impact
Conclusion
The Prospect of VAT in Ethiopia
Recommendations

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VAT in Ethiopia (2006, February 11) Retrieved November 26, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/research-paper/vat-in-ethiopia-63699/

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"VAT in Ethiopia" 11 February 2006. Web. 26 November. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/research-paper/vat-in-ethiopia-63699/>

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