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Taxes in America : what everyone needs to know

Taxes in America : what everyone needs to know

Author: Leonard Burman; Joel Slemrod
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Despite their passion and fury, contemporary Americans are remarkably clueless about how their tax system works. But with heated debates over taxation now roiling Congress and the nation, an understanding of our tax system is of vital importance. Taxes in America, by preeminent tax scholars Leonard E. Burman and Joel Slemrod, offers a clear, concise explanation of how our tax system works, how it affects people and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burman, Leonard.
Taxes in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012026106
(OCoLC)769989445
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Burman; Joel Slemrod
ISBN: 9780199995943 019999594X 9781283848558 1283848554
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 820011206
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The view from 30,000 feet --
Personal income taxes --
Business income taxes --
Taxing spending --
Other kinds of taxes --
Taxes and the economy --
The hidden welfare state --
The burden of taxation --
Tax administration and enforcement --
Misperceptions and reality in the policy process --
Snake oil --
Tax reform.
Responsibility: Leonard E. Burman and Joel Slemrod.

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"A valuable new primer on the nation's wild and crazy revenue system. Taxes in America is a clear, concise, and easy-to-read tour of the U.S. revenue system. It is written in a simple Read more...

 
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