TITLE

No representation without taxation

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Middle East;Mar99, Issue 288, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Expresses concern on the low or non-existence of direct taxation in majority of Arab countries. Role of outside revenues in eliminating the need for taxation acquiescence of the public; Instability of oil income; Inability of most of the region's countries to recognize the need for economic restructuring.
ACCESSION #
2022939

 

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