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The U.S. tax structure

The U.S. tax structure

its level, composition and progressivity compared to seven other nations

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Taxation -- Europe,
  • Taxation -- Canada,
  • Taxation -- Japan,
  • Progressive taxation,
  • Tax incidence,
  • Revenue

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnited States tax structure :
    Statementby Donald W. Kiefer and Gregg A. Esenwein
    GenreStatistics
    SeriesU.S. economic policy in an international context, CRS report -- no. 84-233 E, Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 84-233 E, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1984-85, reel 11, fr. 0737
    ContributionsEsenwein, Gregg A, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18159415M

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