154-0907/03 – Taxes and Tax System (DDS_DRS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jan Široký, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jan Široký, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
S1I90 prof. Ing. Jan Široký, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 80+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to evaluate the incidence of particular taxes - to model economic influences related to tax policy - to compare the tax systems within the international frame - to measure the impacts of income taxes

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The role of taxes in the economy. Tax principles: fairness and efficiency (the concept of F. Ramsey and A. Pigou). Tax incidence (type of tax and tax revenue, excess tax burden, impact of the type of taxes on the distortion of the market mechanism). The impact of the tax burden on individual economic subjects (households, companies). The tax system in the Czech Republic. Direct taxes (definition of the taxable income, the tax progressivity versus progressivity of the tax rate, tax reliefs versus tax rebates, use of corporate taxes as an instrument of the economic policy, depreciation policy, nominal versus the efficient rate of corporate taxes, property taxes). Indirect taxes (the issue of the value added tax, excise duty, energy taxes). Additional tax deductions in the Czech Republic. Tax policy in the European Union. Harmonization and coordination versus the competition of tax systems. Taxes as the income of the EU budget. Harmonization and coordination in the field of direct taxes. The harmonization of the value added tax and excise taxes.

Compulsory literature:

JAMES, Simon a Christopher NOBES. The Economics of Taxation. Principles, Policy and Practice. 10. vyd. Birmingham: Fiscal Publications, 2010. 324 s. ISBN 978-1-906201-13-5.

Recommended literature:

AUERBACH, Alan a Martin FELDSTEIN (Eds.). Handbook of Public Economics. Vol. 3. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002. 656 s. ISBN 0-444-82314-X. LAMB, Margaret, Andrew LYMER, Judith FREEMAN a Simon JAMES (Eds.) Taxation: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research. New York etc.: Oxford University Press, 2005. 316 s. ISBN 978-0-19-924293-1. SALANIÉ, Bernard. Economics of Taxation. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003. 213 s. ISBN 978-0262-19486-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Text in the range 15 pages.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The role of taxes in the economy. Tax principles: fairness and efficiency (the concept of F. Ramsey and A. Pigou). Tax incidence (type of tax and tax revenue, excess tax burden, impact of the type of taxes on the distortion of the market mechanism). The impact of the tax burden on individual economic subjects (households, companies). The tax system in the Czech Republic. Direct taxes (definition of the taxable income, the tax progressivity versus progressivity of the tax rate, tax reliefs versus tax rebates, use of corporate taxes as an instrument of the economic policy, depreciation policy, nominal versus the efficient rate of corporate taxes, property taxes). Indirect taxes (the issue of the value added tax, excise duty, energy taxes). Additional tax deductions in the Czech Republic. Tax policy in the European Union. Harmonization and coordination versus the competition of tax systems. Taxes as the income of the EU budget. Harmonization and coordination in the field of direct taxes. The harmonization of the value added tax and excise taxes.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2013/2014 (P6208) Economics and Management (6208V086) Business Economics and Management P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202V010) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P6208) Economics and Management (6208V086) Business Economics and Management P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202V010) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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