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Measuring the inefficiencies of tax systems

J. A. Kay

Measuring the inefficiencies of tax systems

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Published by University of Essex, Dept. of Economics in [Colchester] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Kay and Michael Keen.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / University of Essex, Department of Economics -- no.310
ContributionsKeen, Michael.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17287684M

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Corporate Taxation

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