Taxing Personal Wealth: An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Taxing Personal Wealth

An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

By C.T. Sandford

Routledge

300 pages

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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 would promote equality. The book also provides a masterly historical summary of death duties in the UK.

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Taxation of Wealth 1. Why Tax Wealth? Part 2. Death Duties 2. History of Death Duties in the UK 3. The Incidence of Death Duty 4. Death Duty Reform and Gift Taxes Part 3. Annual Net Wealth Taxes 5. The Annual Net Wealth Tax in Theory and Practice 6. An Annual Net Wealth Tax for the United Kingdom? Part 4. A Comprehensive System of Wealth 7. Capital Gains Taxation 8. Programme for Reform

About the Author

C.T. Sandford

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General