Spahn, Paul Bernd (1995): Local Taxation: Principles and Scope. Published in: Macroeconomic Management and Fiscal Decentralization : pp. 221-232.
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The paper discusses principles of local taxation such as accountability, benefit-tax link, non-distortion, regional equity, long-term efficiency, reliability and stability of tax bases, tax sharing as implicit insurance, and administrative simplicity. Not all of the criteria for local taxation are consistent with each other and could be realized at the same time.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Local Taxation: Principles and Scope|
|Keywords:||local taxation; principles of taxation; accountability; regional equity; benefit-tax link; long-term efficiency; non-distortion|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H20 - General
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government ; Intergovernmental Relations > H71 - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
H - Public Economics > H0 - General > H00 - General
|Depositing User:||Paul Bernd Spahn|
|Date Deposited:||08 Feb 2009 05:41|
|Last Modified:||06 Oct 2016 11:13|
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