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TAX COMPLIANCE WITH TAXPAYER AWARENESS AS AN INTERVENING VARIABLE
Corresponding Author(s) : Syamsiah Badruddin
Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews,
Vol. 8 No. 1 (2020): January
Purpose of the study: This research explores the role of taxpayer awareness as an intervening variable in analyzing the effect of tax penalties and tax audits on taxpayer compliance.
Methodology: The Research to use a purposive sampling method with the type of sample selection based on consideration the judgment sampling.
Main Findings: The results of the SmartPLS Version 3.0 test provide evidence that tax penalties and tax audits carried out by professional auditors proved to be able to increase taxpayer compliance in paying their taxes in a timely manner.
Applications of this study: The population of this study is individual taxpayers who carry out free work recorded at Tax Offices (KPP) Pratama Makassar (KPP Pratama Makassar Utara, KPP Pratama Selatan, and KPP Pratama Makassar Barat). whose status is still active, until January 2017 there were 234,104 effective taxpayers.
Novelty/Originality of this study: The nationalism of the people as citizens and as high taxpayers creates a high sense of tax awareness that has an impact on their high compliance in paying taxes.
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