Tax Evasion and Tax Awareness Evidence from Jordan

  •  Mohammad AlAdham    
  •  Mohammed Abukhadijeh    
  •  Mohammad Qasem    


The aim of this study is to examine the determinant factors (contextual tax awareness, and ethical tax awareness) and their effect on tax evasion.

The determinant factors have been identified based on tax evasion literature and action research. In order to collect the data of study the researchers designed a survey. Data is collected from (492) taxpayers and (471) employees of income and sales tax department as respondents for the research questionnaire.

Findings of this study indicate that there is a positive effect of contextual & ethical tax awareness on tax evasion from the point of view of taxpayers & employees of the income and sales tax department.

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