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).



Uncertainty Regarding Tax Returns Is Contagious and Lowers Tax Morale

Numerous regulations and tax changes are making income tax returns increasingly complex and non-transparent. Reports of other people’s uncertainty about declaring their taxable income can undermine taxpayers’ individual tax morale. They become more lenient towards tax evasion as the tax problems of…

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06.05.2021 - 07.05.2021

2021 ZEW Public Finance Conference

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the final programme for the 2021 ZEW Public Finance Conference. The conference will take place on 6 and 7 May 2021 as an online event.

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ZEW Launches Mannheim Tax Index

Many countries have seen a rapid surge in public debt levels due to the coronavirus pandemic. It comes therefore as little surprise that corporate taxation has become a focus of interest among policymakers as an alternative source of income to bridge these massive financing gaps in public budgets.…

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04.05.2021 - 05.05.2021

Research Seminar on “New European Taxes for the EU Budget?”

For decades, there have been discussions about new genuine own resources for the EU budget – so far without a substantial breakthrough. That could change in the coming years. Pressure has never been higher to find new sources of funding, as the EU must repay 750 billion Euro in debt from its…

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Tax Systems in Times of COVID-19

How can tax systems create the right incentives for a sustainable economy and society while ensuring that government spending is sufficiently covered? These are some of the questions addressed at this year’s Annual Conference of the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation. Due to the coronavirus…

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Seventh Annual MannheimTaxation Conference (10 September 2020)

ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the seventh edition of the Annual MannheimTaxation Conference 10 September 2020 as a one-day virtual conference. It is organised by the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation, which is a joint initiative of the University of Mannheim and ZEW Mannheim. This year's…

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