The Resource A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system, T.R. Reid

A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system, T.R. Reid

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A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system
Title
A fine mess
Title remainder
a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system
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T.R. Reid
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Language
eng
Summary
The U.S. tax code is a total write-off. Crammed with loopholes and special interest provisions, it works for no one except tax lawyers, accountants, and huge corporations. Not for the first time, we have reached a breaking point-- in fact, we reach one every thirty-two years. T.R. Reid crisscrosses the globe in search of exact solutions to the urgent tax problems of the United States. With an uncanny knack for making a complex subjects not just accessible but gripping, he investigates what makes good taxation (no, that's not an oxymoron) and brings that knowledge home where it is needed most. Reid presses the case for sensible root-and-branch reforms that will affect everyone. Doing our taxes will never be America's favorite pastime, but it can and should be so much easier and fairer. --
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Adapted from dust jacket
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TLC
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Reid, T. R
Dewey number
336.200973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ2381
LC item number
.R45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Taxation
  • Income tax
  • Income tax
  • Income tax
  • Taxation
  • United States
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A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system, T.R. Reid
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Electronic book
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Every thirty-two years -- Policy laboratories -- "Low effort, low collection" -- Taxes : what are they good for? -- BBLR -- Scooping water with a sieve -- Flat broke -- The defining problem; the taxing solution -- Convoluted and pernicious strategies -- The single tax, the fat tax, the tiny tax, the carbon tax-- and no tax at all -- The Panama papers : sunny places for shady money -- Simplify, simplify -- The money machine -- The Internal Revenue Code of 2018
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735223967
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FC3A06F1-A5E4-4480-8D3F-EF96CDA8F947
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000523809
  • 1606175
Label
A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system, T.R. Reid
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Every thirty-two years -- Policy laboratories -- "Low effort, low collection" -- Taxes : what are they good for? -- BBLR -- Scooping water with a sieve -- Flat broke -- The defining problem; the taxing solution -- Convoluted and pernicious strategies -- The single tax, the fat tax, the tiny tax, the carbon tax-- and no tax at all -- The Panama papers : sunny places for shady money -- Simplify, simplify -- The money machine -- The Internal Revenue Code of 2018
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735223967
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FC3A06F1-A5E4-4480-8D3F-EF96CDA8F947
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000523809
  • 1606175

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