International Tax Symposium "Theory and Practice of Tax Reforms"

Call for papers


We invite you to participate in the 11th International Symposium "Theory and Practice of Tax Reforms", which will be held in National Research Tomsk State Uni-versity (TSU), Tomsk, Russia.

The purpose of the symposium is to discuss actual problems of reforming tax systems, to develop new theo-retical and methodological approaches to improving tax policy, and to create working teams for conducting re-search in the field of taxation.

Languages of the symposium: Russian, English. Symposium procedure: The symposium provides a plenary session and a number of round tables, thematic sessions. During the plenary discussion (simultaneous in-terpretation into English will be provided), sessions and round tables only a limited number of reports, previously reviewed and selected by the program committee accord-ing to pre-announced criteria will be presented. Instruc-tions for presentations: the plenary presentation - up to 15 minutes, the session presentation (speech at the round ta-ble) - up to 10 minutes, answering the questions - up to 5 minutes, discussion - up to 5 minutes.

The focus of the 11th Symposium is theoretical and practical aspects of the transformation of taxation in the digital economy.

It is planned to organize the fallowing thematic round tables and sessions:

  1. Theoretical and methodological problems of taxa-tion in the modern economic paradigm.
  2. Development of theory and practice of taxation in the digital economy.
  3. Transformation of tax system in the digital econ-omy: the prospects for modifications and emerging prac-tices.
  4. Reforming registration and accounting technologies and tax control mechanisms in the conditions of digitali-zation.
  5. Development of empirical research and mathemati-cal modeling in taxation.
  6. Public discussion of articles submitted to the «Jour-nal of Tax Reform».
  7. Designing a tax system in the conditions of the dig-ital economy (foresight session).

To the beginning of the Symposium it is planned to publish:

  • monograph «Taxation in the digital economy» (language - Russian). Note: procedures of se-lecting authors and distributing of paragraphs are completed;
  • articles of the symposium (language - Russian, English).


Dates of the symposium: 30 June – 6 July 2019

Deadline for application with submission of full paper: 15 February 2019.

Deadline for application in case if the participant is going to take part in symposium without publishing a paper: 10 April 2019

Deadline for receiving a personal invitation: 15.04.2019. Invitations will be sent via e-mail.

Payment of the conference fee: 30 April 2019

Conference fee: 3500 RUB

NOTE: One participant can be an author of only one journal article. Papers are submitted only via the web-site of the symposium during the registration or can be attached after the registration but not later than 15 February 2019. After the deadline the option will be not available.

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