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).



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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2022 MannheimTaxation Conference

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the ninth edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference on 8 and 9 September 2022. 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 of Mannheim.…

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Tax Race to the Bottom Harms Location Attractiveness of Western Europe

In a globalised and digitalised economy, the mobility of capital and labour is increasing. This promotes global tax competition: in the case of corporate income taxation, a race to the bottom can still be observed today. Contrary to this trend, the effective average tax burden of a highly qualified…

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Discussing New Regulations in International Corporate Tax

How can we ensure all players in economy, including multinationals, contribute to society in a fair way? How should taxation be handled in individual countries against the backdrop of international value chains and global markets? At this year’s MannheimTaxation Annual Conference many topics…

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EU Companies Suffer Losses in Stock Market Value After Announcement of Public Country-by-Country Reporting

European companies will be obliged to disclose their country-related profits and income taxes in the form of so-called country-by-country reporting in the future. A corresponding draft directive was approved today by the Parliament of the European Union. The aim of the directive is to detect and…

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