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  1. Property Tax in Africa

    Status, Challenges, and Prospects
    Libros
    Junio 2017

    "This one-of-kind study is an indispensable source for academics and policy makers who seek to explore the virtues of the property tax. The relevance of this volume clearly transcends the...

  2. A Good Tax

    Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States
    Libros
    Marzo 2016

    "In this marvelous book, Joan Youngman makes a spirited case for a vibrant local property tax. She provides a wise and penetrating discussion of the difficult legal, economic, and valuation...

  3. Zoning Rules!

    The Economics of Land Use Regulation
    Libros
    Julio 2015

    Zoning has for a century enabled cities to chart their own course. It is a useful and popular institution, enabling homeowners to protect their main investment and provide safe neighborhoods. As home...

  4. Use-Value Assessment of Rural Land in the United States

    Libros
    Junio 2014

    State and local governments in this country have adopted a number of policies to regulate the conversion of rural land to developed uses. One of the most significant and least understood is...

  5. A Tale of Two Taxes

    Property Tax Reform in Ontario
    Libros
    Febrero 2012
    Richard M. Bird, Enid Slack, and Almos Tassonyi

    The Canadian province of Ontario has found it difficult to get the property tax “right.” One reason is that its property tax is not one tax, but two: a tax on residential property and a...

  6. The Property Tax and Local Autonomy

    Libros
    Marzo 2010

    The property tax has been the primary source of revenue for local governments since the beginning of the republic. Conventional wisdom holds that the property tax is essential to local autonomy...

  7. Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on the Property Tax

    Libros
    Enero 2010
    Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman

    The property tax has many fans among academics, particularly economists, who view the property tax as an appropriate and feasible source of local revenue. But the future role of the property tax in...

  8. Land Value Taxation

    Theory, Evidence, and Practice
    Libros
    Mayo 2009

    In his 1879 classic, Progress and Poverty, Henry George proposed a tax on land values to reduce social inequality, discourage real estate speculation, and promote economic development. As an...

  9. Erosion of the Property Tax Base

    Trends, Causes, and Consequences
    Libros
    Mayo 2009
    Edited by Nancy Y. Augustine, Michael E. Bell, David Brunori, and Joan M. Youngman

    Increased reliance on residential property to generate tax revenue and soaring property values in many parts of the country have placed pressure on local officials to respond to concerns about higher...

  10. Making the Property Tax Work

    Experiences in Developing and Transitional Countries
    Libros
    Marzo 2008
    Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman

    Students of public finance and fiscal decentralization in developing and transitional countries have long argued for more intensive use of the property tax. It would seem the ideal choice for...

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