Contribution and Effectiveness of Remuneration Tax in Nepal

Authors

  • Deepak Basnet Shankar Dev Campus, TU, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/ajois.v1i1.62939

Keywords:

Professional income, defective Tax rate, unfair & weak administration, tax deduction at source (TDS), exemption limit

Abstract

The research has been carried out with the aim to examine the contribution and effectiveness of remuneration tax in Nepal. Both primary and secondary sources of data have been used in the study. Opinion survey technique has been adopted while collecting primary data. Tax experts and employees from Kathmandu valley covering sample size 120 are taken. The remuneration tax has a significant contribution on total government revenues. Remuneration tax has 2% to 20% contribution on total income tax during ten fiscal years. Highest 22% opined unfair and weak administration is found as major problem of remuneration tax. The main factor that should be initiated to increase the contribution of remuneration tax in Nepal is making tax deduction at source (TDS) effective. The other factors should be initiated to increase the contribution of remuneration tax in Nepal are, reform in the income tax policy, rules and regulation, reduction in exemption limit and increase in tax rates.

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Published

2024-02-21

How to Cite

Basnet, D. (2024). Contribution and Effectiveness of Remuneration Tax in Nepal. AJOIS: Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1(1), 32–43. https://doi.org/10.3126/ajois.v1i1.62939

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