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).



OECD’s Global Tax Reform Surprisingly Positive for Developing Countries

In October 2023, the OECD released a multilateral agreement reigniting the debate on the taxation of the digital economy. The UN proposed an alternative tailored to the needs of developing countries. Both proposals aim to grant states new taxing rights. While the OECD approach has been criticized in…

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11th Annual MannheimTaxation Conference

MannheimTaxation and ZEW Mannheim are pleased to announce the eleventh anniversary edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference on 5 and 6 September 2024. This year’s keynote speakers are Jennifer Blouin, professor of accounting and financial management at the University of Pennsylvania, USA,…

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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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