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The politics of taxation

B. Guy Peters

The politics of taxation

a comparative perspective

by B. Guy Peters

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Published by B. Blackwell in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation.,
  • Comparative government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB. Guy Peters.
    SeriesComparative politics, Comparative politics (Oxford, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2305 .P46 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1546035M
    ISBN 101557862109
    LC Control Number91025264

      Taxes, more than just a way for government to collect revenue, are also a powerful tool to coerce people to behave in politically correct ways. 'Sin taxes' have been unsuccessful, as they have hindered economic progress and failed to deliver the promised social benefits. In addition, the costs of selective taxation fall disproportionately on lower income groups while . Basic Income Tax Fourth Edition. William Kratzke. Professor of Law. The University of Memphis. CALI eLangdell Press File Size: 2MB.

      Taxation shapes politics: There is now a broad body of research that demonstrates both the potential for taxation to be a catalyst for broader state building and the practical challenges to the realisation of this potential. Politics Shapes Taxation. Historically, taxation in Africa has been understood as the preserve of technical experts. This book contends that this is precisely what Japan did. the ruling party, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), used a system of public finance that did not rely on taxes—the Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP)—and allowed it to do the seemingly impossible: keep taxes low and budgets balanced, all without having to restrain public spending.

    This is a terrible, long-winding and boring book. Economist David Ricardo published The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation () to pick up where Adam Smith - according to Ricardo - had left. The treatise is a comment on Smith (and in lesser degree Jean Baptiste Say) and it is in this antagonism that Ricardo's position becomes clear/5. The taxation would create too much faction. If there are revenues, one should not allow popular leaders to distribute the surplus just to gain popularity among the people. which was previously discussed in the analysis of Book I, explains his assertion that democracy is a deviation from the correct regime of polity. Aristotle holds that.


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