As the International Tax Competitiveness Index states, the structure of a country’s tax code is an important determinant of its economic performance. A well-structured tax code is easy for taxpayers to comply with and can promote economic development while raising sufficient revenue for a government’s priorities. In contrast, poorly structured tax systems can be costly, distort economic decision-making, and harm domestic economies.

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation and the EPICENTER Network are looking for new, innovative ideas, how tax policy regimes across Europe can become more competitive and driven by key liberal values of efficiency, neutrality, and fairness.

We are announcing an essay competition for a grand prize of 3000 euros! Details of the competition can be found below.