A Financial Transaction Tax - review of impact assessments

Published 30 Mar 2012

This report, by Anita Millar, examines the question of the impact of transaction taxes, with a focus on the proposed EU financial transaction tax (FTT). This public report presents the background and conclusions material of a larger report, prepared for the International Regulatory Strategy Group, that leverages the work of selected impact assessments and analyses (IAAs) to provide a reference document that identifies common themes and issues as well as highlighting any contradictory findings.

Download A Financial Transaction Tax - Review of Impact Assessment from the City of London website.

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Financial Transaction Taxes- high level summary of tax options

Implications of a Financial Transaction Tax for the European regulatory reform agenda

The effects of a financial transaction tax on European households' savings

The impact of a Financial Transaction Tax on corporate and sovereign debt