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Let's Learn More About Taxes(July, 2013)

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01 Significance and Role of Tax ......P032.42MB
  • Taxes are a form of membership dues to society
  • Adequate and stable taxes are required to fund public services
  • Three principles of tax: fairness, neutrality and simplicity
  • A tax system adaptable to structural changes in economy and society
02 Changing Social and Economic Structures ......P052.25MB
  • Declining birthrate and aging society
  • Growing social security costs
  • Economic slowdown and globalization
03 Current Status of National Finance ......P072.67MB
  • Expenditure and revenue
  • Trends in fiscal condition
  • Trends in balance of government bonds
  • International comparison of national burden ratio
  • Comparing the government budget to a household budget
  • Impacts of fiscal deficit
04 Current Status of the Tax System ......P114.40MB
  • Types of taxes
  • Trends in tax revenue, by tax item
  • Individual income tax
  • Inheritance tax
  • Corporation tax
  • Consumption tax
05 Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax ......P182.39MB
  • Changes in society and economy in recent years
  • Relationships between pension and medical care benefits and the national finance
  • What is the Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax?
  • Increasing the consumption tax rate
  • Efforts to ensure smooth and proper addition of consumption tax to prices
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