New England's Dilemma
- Santa clause. Kinsley, Michael // New Republic;3/30/92, Vol. 206 Issue 13, p6
Examines key controversies surrounding the Proposition 13 of 1978 governing property taxation in the state of California. Proposals to put a ceiling on the property tax of one percent of assessed value; Inclusion of a grandfather clause providing exemption from some change in the tax rules;...
- Tories propose ditching IHT. Atkinson, Rebecca // Mortgage Strategy;10/23/2006, p17
The article reports on the proposition of the Tax Reform Commission to scrap the Inheritance Tax (IHT) and replaced it with a short-term Capital Gains Tax on death in Great Britain. According to its proponents, this scheme would permit primary residences to be passed to heirs without taxation....
- Groups link to seek property tax relief. // Crain's Chicago Business;1/2/95, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p26
Reports on the call of the Coalition for Property Tax Reform, an organization composed of several groups representing commercial landlords and other business in Chicago, Illinois, for state-mandated property tax relief.
- TAX REFORM AND REALIZATIONS OF CAPITAL GAINS IN 1986. Burman, Leonard E.; Clausing, Kimberly A.; O'Hare, John F. // National Tax Journal;Mar94, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p1
The Tax Reform Act (TRA) of 1986 provides a natural experiment for examining how taxpayers respond to transitory capital gains tax rates. The act, passed in the summer of 1986, rendered the 20 percent top statutory tax rate, in effect from 1981 to 1986, transitory. This paper develops a model of...
- Where's the middle? Kramer, Mary // Crain's Detroit Business;11/16/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p6
The article focuses on business taxes in Michigan. Joe Angileri, accounting company Deloitte's partner-incharge for Michigan, Angileri reviewed policy platforms for seven major business and civic organizations around the state, and found a lot of overlap on 10 policy issues, including business...
- Property tax reform calls for leadership. // Central Penn Business Journal;4/6/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p16
The author discusses several legislation related to property tax reform that would bring homeowners relief, which is integral to creating a more business-friendly climate by reducing taxes and making rates more uniform across Pennsylvania.
- No silver bullets in property tax reform. HARRIS, TYLER // Nebraska Farmer;Nov2015, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p112
The article focuses on the call Mark McHargue, first vice president of membership organization Nebraska Farm Bureau, on property tax reform in the state as he sees property taxes as a burden for farmers.
- Indonesia's new tax reform: Potential and direction. Ikhsan, Mohamad; Trialdi, Ledi; Syahrial, Syarif // Journal of Asian Economics;Dec2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1029
Abstract: This study aims to provide direction for policy and provide input to improve the quality of taxation services, by emphasizing and analyzing the existing tax potential and recommending a taxation reformation plan in accordance with fiscal sustainability and efforts to increase the level...
- From the Editor. Perkins, Jr., David L. // Business Owner;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the managing editor discusses the need for tax reform in the U.S.