fiscal policy

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fiscal policy

The government’s plan for taxation and government spending. Fiscal policy is one way in which a government can attempt to control the economy. Another way is through monetary policy which attempts to guide the economy by controlling the money supply.
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Noun1.fiscal policy - a government policy for dealing with the budget (especially with taxation and borrowing)
economic policy - a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
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President of AfDB, Akinwuni Adesina, says the initiative is scheduled part of its attempts to assist the government overcome few of the fiscal issues encountered by the nation.
In addition, the minister emphasised that "due to the government's on-going inclusive reform programme, Bahrain's parliament is now playing an even greater role in addressing the country's priorities, which include economic and fiscal issues, and that any reform will not adversely affect the priorities of the Government Action Plan or the living standards of Bahrain's citizens.
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The participants also studied the information on implementation of the previously reached decisions and a number of fiscal issues.
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The departments have been directed to do so as they raised objections over audit of fiscal issues of 1996-97, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2005-2006 and 2008-2009.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A breakthrough remained elusive late Friday in the political standoff over the crucial twin fiscal issues of the US budget and its borrowing limit, dpa reported.
Obama said he was willing to negotiate fiscal issues with Republicans and make changes to health care law, but the lawmakers should first end the government shutdown, which is now into its eigth day, Stuff.
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