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The impacts of the introduction of value added tax in Gulf Cooperation Council countries

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E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.3
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2017

This paper employs MIRAGE global CGE model to assess the implication of the implementation of a 5 percent Value added tax in the six GCC countries starting from 2018. The modelling simulation shows that the introduction of VAT could generate a considerable revenue in GCC countries.