Taxing Agricultural Land in Developing Countries

Taxing Agricultural Land in Developing Countries

by Richard M. Bird
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674868552

ISBN-13: 9780674868557

Pub. Date: 01/28/1974

Publisher: Harvard

Agriculture is the largest economic sector in most countries of Latin American, Africa, and Asia, and the taxation of agricultural land is a potentially important instrument in the development policies of such nations. But there is a large gap between theory and practice, a gap that needs explaining. In addition, there have been interesting changes in thought on the

Overview

Agriculture is the largest economic sector in most countries of Latin American, Africa, and Asia, and the taxation of agricultural land is a potentially important instrument in the development policies of such nations. But there is a large gap between theory and practice, a gap that needs explaining. In addition, there have been interesting changes in thought on the role of such taxation in development. Richard M. Bird covers all this in a complete rethinking of the whole subject. His book is a distinguished successor to Haskell P. Wald’s classic study, Taxation of Agricultural Land in Underdeveloped Economics, published by Harvard University Press in 1959. With abundant evidence Bird argues that the tax system of each country, in order to be effective as a part of development policy, must be tailored carefully to peculiar circumstances and objectives of that country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674868557
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1974
Series:
Harvard Law School International Tax Program Series, #4
Pages:
361
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.07(d)

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