The Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation is a joint initiative of ZEW and the University of Mannheim. MannheimTaxation fosters high-quality research and serves as a platform for the scientific community and policy-makers to discuss and disseminate research results on the broad field of taxation. The guiding theme is the design of future tax policy in light of European and global integration, and new economic and societal challenges (such as globalization with internationally operating firms or digitalization).



Enhancing Germany’s Attractiveness to Businesses through Tax Reform

The current Mannheim Tax Index of ZEW Mannheim underscores Germany’s continued status as a high-tax country in global tax competition. The effective average tax burden for profitable investments is 28.5 per cent in 2023 – nearly 10 percentage points above the EU average. However, potential measures…

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10 Years MannheimTaxation Anniversary Celebration at ZEW

On November 27, 2023 we celebrate 10 years of the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation. Numerous program items at the ceremony promise a stimulating evening. Examples from research will provide insights into the ongoing work. The event will be held in German.

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Svea Holtmann Joins MannheimTaxation

We are happy to welcome Svea Holtmann to MannheimTaxation, who is the new MannheimTaxation fellow from July 2023 onwards. Welcome to Mannheim and MannheimTaxation!

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2023 MannheimTaxation Conference

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the tenth anniversary edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference on 7 and 8 September 2023. The two-day conference is planned as a face-to-face event and organised by the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation, a joint initiative of ZEW and the University…

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Renowned Tax Conference in Mannheim Again

Tax research at ZEW and the University of Mannheim enjoys a high reputation. Both institutions work closely together in the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation and jointly investigate how a sustainable tax system can be designed to meet new economic and societal challenges at national, European…

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Significant Costs, Limited Benefits: A Global Minimum Tax in Germany

In order to curb tax-motivated profit shifting and limit international tax competition, 137 signatory countries to the Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) agreed in 2021 to introduce a global minimum tax on multinational corporations. At first glance, the introduction of…

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