Is it Unethical to Evade Taxes in an Evil or Corrupt State? A Look at Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Mormon and Baha'I Perspectives
33 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2001
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.
Keywords: Ethics, tax evasion, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Islam, Mormon, Baha'i, religion
JEL Classification: H26, D63
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