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Routledge Library Editions: Taxation


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This set gathers together ten essential texts on Taxation. Covering the history of taxation from the seventeenth century to the modern day, these titles range over tax legislation, income taxes, taxation in communist countries, tax and government, and universal income.

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The Income Tax and the Progressive Era

The Income Tax and the Progressive Era

1st Edition

John D. Buenker
October 09, 2019

This book, first published in 1985, investigates the enactment of the federal income tax as a case study of an important Progressive Era reform. It was a critical issue that likely divided people along socioeconomic lines, thus helping to provide insight into the debate over the ‘class origins’ of...

The Impact of Tax Legislation on Corporate Income Security Planning for Retirees

The Impact of Tax Legislation on Corporate Income Security Planning for Retirees

1st Edition

Ruth Ylvisaker Winger
October 09, 2019

This book, first published in 1991, explores the complexities of the relationship between acts of Congress and nine major US corporations regarding employer-sponsored retirement plans. The study was designed to discover if and why corporate decision makers respond to the Congress tax incentives or...

English Taxation, 1640-1799: An Essay on Policy and Opinion

English Taxation, 1640-1799: An Essay on Policy and Opinion

1st Edition

William Kennedy
September 18, 2019

This work, first published in 1913, deals with the causes which led to the imposition of the various taxes which were levied down to and including the first income tax act (1799). Indeed, for an understanding of the system of taxation of the nineteenth century a knowledge of that which preceded it...

From Creditor to Debtor: The U.S. Pursuit of Foreign Capital—The Case of the Repeal of the Withholding Tax

From Creditor to Debtor: The U.S. Pursuit of Foreign Capital—The Case of the Repeal of the Withholding Tax

1st Edition

Giuseppe Ammendola
September 18, 2019

This study, first published in 1994, examines an important issue, the repeal of the thirty percent withholding tax imposed by the US on interest payments to non-resident alien individuals and foreign corporations, that is emblematic of the US quest for foreign capital in the 1980s. It presents an...

The Incidence of Income Taxes

The Incidence of Income Taxes

1st Edition

Duncan Black
September 18, 2019

In this book, first published in 1939, an analysis is given of the incidence both of partial income taxes, that is of income taxes which are levied on the incomes arising from particular lines of industry, and of a general income tax....

Instead of the Dole: An Enquiry into Integration of the Tax and Benefit Systems

Instead of the Dole: An Enquiry into Integration of the Tax and Benefit Systems

1st Edition

Hermione Parker
September 18, 2019

This book, first published in 1989, assesses the existing tax and benefit systems as being beyond repair, and examines the case for integration. Integrated tax/benefit systems change the basis of entitlement from contribution record and contingency to citizenship and need. Having shown that full...

The Macroeconomic Effects of War Finance in the United States: Taxes, Inflation, and Deficit Finance

The Macroeconomic Effects of War Finance in the United States: Taxes, Inflation, and Deficit Finance

1st Edition

Lee E. Ohanian
September 18, 2019

This book, first published in 1998, presents a quantitative investigation of the macroeconomic effects of different fiscal and monetary policies that have been used to finance wars in the US. It examines both positive and normative effects of historical government policies....

Taxation by Political Inertia: Financing the Growth of Government in Britain

Taxation by Political Inertia: Financing the Growth of Government in Britain

1st Edition

Richard Rose, Terence Karran
September 18, 2019

This book, first published in 1987, is a study of the political processes that underlie the determination of taxation – and much else – in the centuries-old government of Britain. Governments inherit a large legacy of policies, and it is the inertia force of past commitments that determine much of...

Taxation in Centrally Planned Economies

Taxation in Centrally Planned Economies

1st Edition

P.T. Wanless
September 18, 2019

Economists studying comparative economic systems have generally neglected the important question of taxation in socialist countries. This is somewhat surprising since taxation plays an important role in the regulation of economic activity in these countries. This book, first published in 1985, aims...

Taxing Personal Wealth: An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities

Taxing Personal Wealth: An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities

1st Edition

C.T. Sandford
September 18, 2019

This book, first published in 1971, presents an analysis of the taxes levied on wealth or capital – death duties, annual wealth taxes and capital gains taxes. It provides a comprehensive study of these taxes, and recommends a series of measures, including the replacement of certain taxes, that...

Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

1st Edition

Various
June 27, 2018

This set gathers together ten essential texts on Taxation. Covering the history of taxation from the seventeenth century to the modern day, these titles range over tax legislation, income taxes, taxation in communist countries, tax and government, and universal income....

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