Intervention

Framing in tax compliance

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UK

Researchers tested several different letter framings to alter tax behavior, including offers of assistance with tax forms, encouraging messages, and threats of audits. All of the treatments were effective in prompting taxpayers to declare more than they previously had. Unsurprisingly, the threatening messages were the most effective.

Biases Used

Bias

Other Applications: Health and Wellbeing, Law Abiding Behavior