Finance and Credit

Personal income tax – Chapter 23 of the Russian Tax Code: Problems, contradictions, and shortcomings

Vol. 24, Iss. 7, JULY 2018

Received: 19 April 2018

Received in revised form: 7 May 2018

Accepted: 22 May 2018

Available online: 27 July 2018

Subject Heading: FISCAL SYSTEM

JEL Classification: Н24, Н26

Pages: 1703–1720

Edronova V.N. National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (UNN), Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Telegus A.V. Federal Tax Service Training Institute, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Importance The article ponders on theoretical and practical problems of the tax legislation connected with the order of calculation, withholding and payment of the private individual tax.
Objectives The paper aims to study the law enforcement positions and analyze shortcomings of Chapter 23 Personal Income Tax of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation.
Methods For the study, we used empirical and logical constructions, analysis and synthesis, generalization, systems approach, and the methods of comparative analysis.
Results Personal income taxation is not efficient enough and lacks sensible and rational legal corrections.
Conclusions and Relevance At present, the Tax Legislation is unstable, contains legal defects, problems and shortcomings and requires reasonable, justified decisions at the legislative level. The study shows that only within the framework of reasonable changes, it is possible to rationally resolve the existing problems and maintain the principles of stability and economic feasibility of taxation. The research can be of interest to specialists and students in the field of taxation.

Keywords: income tax, taxation elements, taxation contradictions


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