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theory of the design of income taxation

A. B. Atkinson

theory of the design of income taxation

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by A. B. Atkinson

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Published by [University of Warwick, Department of Economics] .
Written in English


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Statementby A.B. Atkinson.
SeriesSocial Science Research Council Programme. Taxation, incentives and the distribution of income, no. 38
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Open LibraryOL20672716M

An introduction to a broad range of issues in comparative tax law. It is based on comparative discussion of the tax laws of developed countries. It presents practical models and guidelines for drafting tax legislation that can be used by officials of developing and transition countries. Fundamental principles of taxation This chapter discusses the overarching principles of tax policy that have traditionally guided the development of tax systems. It then provides an overview of the principles underlying corporate income tax, focusing primarily on the taxation of cross-border income both.

In Global Perspectives on Income Taxation Law, Reuven Avi-Yonah, Nicola Sartori, and Omri Marian cover basic, corporate and international tax law from a comparative perspective. The pro­gressive income tax is an expres­sion of this belief, as are current discussions of a guaranteed an­nual income for all. So, in view of the growing tax burden and the increasing use of taxes as a tool for social and fiscal control, let us further review the new theories and modern prob­lems of taxation.

THE PURE THEOEY OF TAXATION The theory of the inciilence of taxation really is an integral part of the general theory of Y~~u~."--~~ARsH.~LL. THEscience of taxation coillprises two subjects to which the character of pure theory may be ascribed: the File Size: KB. Get this from a library! The Theory of taxation for developing countries. [David M G Newbery; N H Stern;] -- Various contributors describe basic theories, facts and experience useful for economists interested in development and taxation who wish to keep abreast of theoretical and empirical developments in.


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