Effect of Tax Policy on Economic Growth in Nigria (1994-2013)

Nwadialor Eugene, Ekezie Chineze Abigail


This study examined the effect of tax policy on Economic Growth in Nigeria. The study uses annual time serial data of 20 years (1994-2013) collected from the published report of the FIRS of various years, OLS regression analysis was use to investigate the relationship that exist between the dependent and independent variables. The findings revealed that tax have a significant effect on the Economic growth in Nigeria. It showed that the proportion of indirect to total tax have increased over the years. The study therefore recommends among others that the Government tax policy should shift more to indirect tax due to the expansionary and non-distortionary nature.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v7n1p50

International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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