Quotation Pistone, Pasquale, Roeleveld, Jennifer, Hattingh, Johann, Nogueira, Joao, West, Craig, Hrsg. 2019. Fundamentals of Taxation. Amsterdam: IBFD.




The main purpose of this book is to promote the dissemination of the basic notions of taxation from a policy, legal and administrative perspective, offering its readers a balanced view of rights and obligations connected with the levying of taxes. The book sets out current principles of taxation from both an economic and legal perspective, explains taxation in different legal systems, outlines considerations for substantive and procedural tax law design and deals with sanctions in tax law. The book explains the fundamentals of taxation in a simple manner and without reference to a specific legal system. This method allows the book to set out fundamental considerations beyond the boundaries of any actual tax system whilst emphasizing that taxation is always rooted in a legal regime, policy considerations and administrative practice. The book aims to strengthen awareness of taxation beyond technical circles and was written for the most diversified categories of users in civil society and beyond. People who can benefit from this book may range from university students to tax practitioners and members of civil society from both developed and developing countries who seek a clearer view of current fundamental issues regarding the levying of taxes in a global setting. Furthermore, the book provides basic notions of taxation required for building a theoretically responsible understanding of the operation and challenges of international taxation.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Edited book (editorship)
Language English
Type of published work Book
Title Fundamentals of Taxation
Location Amsterdam
Publisher IBFD
Year 2019
URL https://www.ibfd.org/IBFD-Products/Fundamentals-Taxation
ISBN 978-90-8722-537-7
Open Access N


Pistone, Pasquale (Details)
Hattingh, Johann (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Nogueira, Joao (IBFD, Netherlands)
Roeleveld, Jennifer (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
West, Craig (IBFD, South Africa)
Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law IN (Details)
Research Institute for International Taxation FI (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
5206 Financial law (Details)
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