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Taxpayer effects of immigration

James Smith ()

IZA World of Labor, 2018, No 50v2, 11 pages

Abstract: Taxpayer effects are a central part of the total economic costs and benefits of immigration, but they have not received much study. These effects are the additional or lower taxes paid by native-born households due to the difference between tax revenues paid and benefits received by immigrant households. The effects vary considerably by immigrant attributes and level of government involvement, with costs usually diminishing greatly over the long term as immigrants integrate fully into society.

Keywords: fiscal effects; central-local government system; taxes; government benefits (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J61 E62 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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