The Effect of Profitability, Institutional Ownership, Firm Size to Tax Avoidance on The 2014-2016 Manufacturing Company Listing on The Indonesia Stock Exchange

  • Heri Sukendar Wong Bina Nusantara University
  • Fransisca Hanita R Bina Nusantara University
  • Niki Rizkiy Darma Putra Bina Nusantara University
Keywords: Profitability, institutional ownership, firm size, tax avoidance

Abstract

Abstract. This study aims to examine the effect of profitability (ROA), institutional
ownership (INST), and firm size (SIZE) on tax avoidance (CETR). The variables tested in
this study used independent variables which consist of profitability, institutional ownership,
and firm size; and the dependent variable which consists of tax avoidance, that was
measured by the cash effective tax rate (CETR). The sample used in this study was taken
using purposive sampling method. After the reduction with several criteria, 43 companies
were chosen as samples. The analysis technique in this study uses linear regression analysis
with the help of SPSS version 20. The results of this study indicate that profitability affects
tax avoidance but institutional ownership and firm size have no influence.

Keywords: Profitability, institutional ownership, firm size, tax avoidance

Published
2021-06-26