This section presents the key concepts required to have a good understanding of OpenFisca, without being too technical.
The first entries are dedicated to the definitions of the structure of OpenFisca:
- Tax and Benefit System as the matrix of the software
- Person, entities, role
- Periods, Instants
Input Data Section gives an insight on the data used to compute in OpenFisca.
Last sections present different applications of OpenFisca.
We use the French legislation to illustrate these concepts as it is the only actively maintained country for now. French names are kept as it is.