Professor Joseph Sneed a generation ago developed seven macro-criteria for evaluating income tax changes. This paper asks whether those criteria are useful in the general field of international income tax. I conclude that Adequacy, Practicality, Equity, and Free Market Compatibility are important internationally, as is a new criterion, Balance-of-payments Enhancement, while the criteria of Reduced Economic Inequality, Stability and Political Order do not figure prominently in international tax.
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Herbert I. Lazerow, "Criteria of International Tax Policy" (May 2005). University of San Diego Law and Economics Research Paper Series. Working Paper 7.