The Determinants of Tax Avoidance within Corporate Groups: Evidence from Moroccan Groups
This paper examines the major tax avoidance determinants within the corporate groups, based on a hand-collected sample of 45 publicly-listed Moroccan corporate groups, over the 2011–2015 period. The literature review indicate that there are several practices of Moroccan corporate groups, used to reduce their tax liabilities, specially, we find, Group size, Intra-group transactions, Profitability, Intangible Assets, Debts, and Multinationality. Finally, our regression results show that only the multinationality, intra-group transactions and Debts are used to maximize tax avoidance opportunities, therefore to reduce the group’s tax liabilities.
The Determinants of Tax Avoidance within Corporate Groups: Evidence from Moroccan Groups, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences.
Vol. 5, No. 1,
2017, pp. 57-65.
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