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Why voters support tax limitations

Helen F. Ladd

Why voters support tax limitations

evidence from Massachusetts" Proposition 2 1/2

by Helen F. Ladd

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Published by Program in City and Regional Planning, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Real property tax -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen F. Ladd and Julie Boatright Wilson.
    SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration discussion paper -- D82-4, Working paper (Joint Center for Urban Studies) -- no. 76.
    ContributionsWilson, Julie Boatright., John F. Kennedy School of Government. Program in City and Regional Planning
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42, [8] p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22419685M

      On Tuesday, Aug. 2 the voters of Oceana County will be voting on the Separate Tax Limitations millage proposal that will be of vital importance to the immediate and long term ability of the County of Oceana, 16 townships and the intermediate school district to meet their respective operating needs effective with the July 1, property tax levy for the county and the Dec. 1, property Author: Sue Ann Johnson.   Malaysians vote in election defined by graft scandal, tax in an election eve appeal to voters, promised income tax exemptions for young people and public holidays if his coalition wins. Mr Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai, , Mount Road, Chennai, , Tamil Nadu. Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do - Expanded Edition [Gelman, Andrew] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do - Expanded Edition/5(23).


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