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uneasy case for progressive taxation

Walter J. Blum

uneasy case for progressive taxation

by Walter J. Blum

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


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Statementby Walter J. Blum and Harry Kalven.
SeriesPhoenix books -- 130
ContributionsKalven, Harry.
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Open LibraryOL14968037M
ISBN 100226061515

Of course, progressive taxation imposes its own incentive costs, by reducing the subject's private gains. However, these costs must be balanced against the gains from correcting Leviathan's misincentives, and it may that such gains exceed the costs of progressive taxation. "The Uneasy Case for the Flat Tax," Public Economics Volume 4, No. 1 (Spring ) We must all be grateful to Professors Walter J. Blum and Harry J. Kalven, Jr. for providing in a brief space a cogent review and critique of the various arguments for progressive taxation, together with an extensive and valuable bibliography of the varying points of view. We must also be grateful to discover a serious monograph that rejects progressive taxation as.

Of course, progressive taxation imposes its own incentive costs, by reducing the subject's private gains. However, these costs must be balanced against the gains from correcting Leviathan's misincentives, and it may that such gains exceed the costs of progressive taxation. (This abstract was borrowed from another version of this item. The Uneasy Case for the Flat Tax: Taxation vs. Regulation "The Uneasy Case for Progressive Taxation," University of. Louis: F.H. Thomas Law Book Company. Townsend, R. () “Optimal.

of wealth transfer taxation in the United States has remained more or less fixed. The present estate tax is similar, in its essential form, to the initial estate tax implemented in ,' and scholarly support for some type of wealth transfer tax, although far from universal, remains strong.2 Recently, some 1.   The Uneasy Case for a Financial Transaction Tax In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in an old idea—a financial transaction tax, or FTT. In a new paper, The Tax Policy Center has taken an in-depth look at the pros and cons of the levy.


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Walter J. Blum, Harry Kalven, Jr. [REVIEW] Haskell Wald - - Ethics 65 (1) Ethical Obligations of Wealthy People: Progressive Taxation and the Financial by: PROGRESSIVE TAXATION Blum & Kalven, The Uneasy Case for Progressive Taxation (Phoenix ed.

), confirms the thought that most of the arguments with respect to the proper relation of man and state in general can be expressed in terms of arguments for and against the progressive income tax. A consistent progressive cash flow tax - without a separate estate tax - is a far better, more consistent tax on both the yield to capital and inheritance than is the present, highly flawed Author: Edward Mccaffery.

The Uneasy Case for Progressive Taxation. 2 Kalven and Blum took a care-ful look at a phenomenon everyone assumed made sense-progressive income tax rates-and found the case to be surprisingly "uneasy." We conclude, similarly, that the case for centralizing litigat-ing authority in DOJ is also surprisingly by: 2.

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Blum* In turning again to a consideration of the case for progressive taxation in our society, the most important development since publication of The Uneasy Case for Progressive TaxationI in the early fifties has been the emergence of a .The uneasy case for progressive taxation.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. MLA Citation. Kalven, Harry. and Blum, Walter J. The uneasy case for progressive taxation, by Walter J. Blum and Harry Kalven, Jr University of Chicago Press Chicago Australian/Harvard Citation.

Kalven, Harry.