6 edition of The politics of taxation found in the catalog.
The politics of taxation
B. Guy Peters
|Statement||B. Guy Peters.|
|Series||Comparative politics, Comparative politics (Oxford, England)|
|LC Classifications||HJ2305 .P46 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 338 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||338|
|LC Control Number||91025264|
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.
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Direct students to Student Lesson: The Politics of Taxation. Have students complete one or more of the following activities: Activity 1: Tax Issues-Match tax issues to groups likely to support them.
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It explores competing theories of taxation’s role in civil society; investigates the evolution and impact of taxes on income, consumption, and assets; and highlights the role of interest groups in tax policy.
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From a normative viewpoint, taxation is superior in many respects. We take a positive, political-economy perspective. We show that a majority of low-risk portfolio .Thus, a motivation for the book project, he writes, “was the firm belief that the best economic reforms are doomed to failure in the absence of the right political conditions.” The book comprises eight studies, each exploring various political challenges to taxation.