Is It Unethical to Evade Taxes in an Evil or Corrupt State? A Look at Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Mormon and Baha'i Perspectives
Robert W. McGee
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 149-181, Winter 1999
The ethics of tax evasion has been a neglected topic in both the accounting and ethical literature. Until recently, not much has appeared on this topic. The present article reviews the recent literature, focusing on the question of whether tax evasion is unethical in an evil or corrupt state. The author concludes by giving his own views on the subject.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: Ethics, tax evasion, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Islam, Mormon, Baha'i, religion
JEL Classification: H26, D63
Date posted: January 27, 2001
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