Today, in the United States, researchers aiming to produce near-human-level or smarter-than-human AI would receive an R&D tax credit. If such work is dangerous, it seems taxing rather than issuing a credit for such work would be more appropriate. Economists often suggest taxing rather than banning activities with undesirable social outcomes. That said, the difficult in identifying such research, and the difficulty in applying the would be necessarily large tax rates that might apply, rendering tax policy a relatively weak force for shaping the emergence of advanced AI technology.

AI Policies Wiki: Tax (last edited 2016-03-16 05:13:06 by GordonIrlam)