PUBLIC FINANCE - ADVANCED COURSE

Teaching in italian
PUBLIC FINANCE - ADVANCED COURSE
Teaching
PUBLIC FINANCE - ADVANCED COURSE
Subject area
SECS-P/03
Reference degree course
Economia finanza e assicurazioni
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 48.0
Academic year
2018/2019
Year taught
2019/2020
Course year
2
Language
INGLESE
Curriculum
CURRICULUM FINANZA E ASSICURAZIONI
Reference professor for teaching
ARACHI Giampaolo
Location
Lecce

Teaching description

Principles of microeconomics

The aim of the course is to give students a comprehensive view of the problems related to the taxation of capital income. The taxation of capital will be studied from two different perspectives: from the Treasury’s perspective, which aims at collecting revenue in an efficient and equitable way, and from the taxpayer’s perspective, which tries to minimize the burden of taxes.

Students will develop a foundation for understanding the effects of taxes on consumers’ and firms’ choices, and for evaluating the ensuing impact on market outcome. They will also be able to understand the basic tax planning strategies both in domestic and international markets.

Traditional lectures

Written exam (multiple choices, exercises and open questions) and optional oral exam and/or short essay.

Lo studente, disabile e/o con DSA, che intende usufruire di un intervento individualizzato per lo svolgimento della prova d’esame deve contattare l'ufficio Integrazione Disabili dell'Università del Salento all'indirizzo paola.martino@unisalento.it"

During the June-July session of the exams will be held remotely according to the  guidelines published on the University website. The questions will be similar to the ones asked in the written exam. Please take with you a pen and some blank sheets.

1 Introduction:
- Main features of the tax systems in industrialized countries
2 Effects of taxes on consumers choices:
- Effects of taxes on savings and risk taking
3 Effects of taxes on firms’ financial choices
- Modigliani-Miller proposition and corporate taxes
- Non-debt tax shields and marginal effective tax rates.
4 Taxes and dividend policy
- Implicit taxes
- Static tax clienteles
- Dynamic tax clienteles
5 Effect of taxes on investment
- Effective taxes on investment: the King-Fullerton approach
- Neutral taxes: cash-flow tax, Allowance for Corporate Equity.
6 International taxation

- Basic principles of internationa taxation
- Tax planning of MNE: base erosion and profit shifting

7 Introduction to optimal taxation theory

There is no specific syllabus for students not attending classes.

There is no required textbook for the course. Lectures notes and course material will be posted at http://formazioneonline.unisalento.it

Semester
Primo Semestre (dal 16/09/2019 al 31/12/2019)

Exam type
Obbligatorio

Type of assessment
Orale - Voto Finale

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Component of
PUBLIC FINANCE - ADVANCED COURSE (LM16)

Download teaching card (Apre una nuova finestra)(Apre una nuova finestra)