Analysis of the Latest Wealth Tax Reforms


MALIYE DERGISI, no.178, pp.240-262, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: MALIYE DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.240-262
  • Keywords: Wealth Tax, Tax Reforms, Real Estate Tax, Gift and Inheritance Tax, Net Wealth Tax
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


In the last two years, a few significant property tax reforms were introduced around the OECD. The estate tax exemption threshold was doubled in the USA. France eliminated the dwelling tax and replaced net wealth tax with a new tax. Belgium introduced a tax on securities. Inheritance and gift tax changes introduced in Luxembourg, South Africa, Ireland and Belgium (Flandes). There have been some changes to net wealth taxes in Argentina and Norway. Taxes on high-valued immovable property have been raised in Korea and Portugal. Denmark, introduced important changes to housing taxation. Changes to transaction taxes were introduced a few countries. The aim of this study is to analyz all of these reforms with detailed.