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Land-Value Taxation

The Equitable and Efficient Source of Public Finance

by Kenneth C. Wenzer

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Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Taxation,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Public Finance,
  • Taxation - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8054467M
    ISBN 100765604493
    ISBN 109780765604491

      A land value tax is a type of ad valorem real estate the land itself is taxed; any buildings or improvements on the land are excluded from the calculation of the tax. This is in contrast to many other forms of property tax.. Adam Smith, the 18th century British economist, argued for a land value tax in his work, The Wealth of the United States, the best known activist for a.   The idea of imposing a “land value tax” in the District pops up from time to time. Rick Rybeck at Just Economics has been promoting land value taxes for as far as I could remember. Both the Tax Revision Commission and the Tax Revision Commission gave consideration to a land value tax as a means of restructuring real property taxes.

      Land Value Taxation by Riel C. D. Franzsen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The historical concept of land value taxation Put at its simplest the concept of land value taxation rests upon the premise that only land should be taxed. As Youngman () puts it, even this.

    "The land value tax is the focus of this Policy Focus Report, Assessing the Theory and Practice of Land Value Taxation. A concept dating back to Henry George, the land value tax is a variant of the property tax that imposes a higher tax rate on land than on improvements, or taxes only the land value. Land value taxation is an alternative to traditional property tax systems, in which property taxes are levied based only on the value of the underlying land and not on the value of any buildings or other improvements to the site.


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Land-Value Taxation by Kenneth C. Wenzer Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book, the many dimensions of a land value tax are explored, from how it has worked in practice to the political economy of putting it in place. The contributors are among the most thoughtful students of the land value tax, and bring an up-to-date view of how it has worked, how it has failed, and how it might succeed in the future.5/5(1).

"This is an important book. The wide-ranging papers, using modern techniques of tax analysis, and the accompanying discussion show that land value taxation is not just a quaint idea from the history of economic thought, but a form of taxation that merits serious consideration in the United States and in countries throughout the world.5/5(1).

This study of the strategic, policy and operational characteristics of Land Value Taxation is a unique and original contribution to Elston knowledge. McCluskey and Franzsen provide a clear and detailed synthesis of existing Land Value Taxation systems and address the perceived advantages and disadvantages of such by: Book Description This study of the strategic, policy and operational characteristics of Land Value Taxation is a unique and original contribution to Elston knowledge.

McCluskey and Franzsen provide a clear and detailed synthesis of existing Land Value Taxation systems and address the perceived advantages and disadvantages of such systems. This book, intended for the general reader curious about land and its taxation, brings together 12 leading scholars and practitioners to share their views on the theories and practice of land value taxation.

Land-Value Taxation Around the World: Taxation Around the World by Robert V. Andelson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Attempts at introducing land value taxation in the United Kingdom demonstrate a long and varied history.

This book considers this history and how the tax is particularly relevant today. It explores past debates over different forms of the tax, its role in generating government revenue, its practical operation, and its future prospects in.

BENEFITS OF LAND VALUE TAXATION Land is a natural resource that existed before mankind walked the earth. Land values are created by the whole community because of our need to use land for housing, education, public services, agriculture, mining, business, transport and Size: KB. The Conservatives have laid into Labour’s manifesto pledge to consider replacing council tax and business rates with a land value tax (LVT).

They’ve dubbed this a ‘garden tax’ and claimed that it ‘could’ triple property tax bills to £4, per household. It’s a bit silly to call this a ‘garden tax’, since council tax valuations already include gardens. BOOK REVIEW How our Economy really works – A radical reappraisal by Brian Hodgkinson.

The author, is, unusually for a supporter of land value taxation and free trade, a graduate in economics, having gained a first class honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford.

Taxation of land values and the single tax. Glasgow: J. MacLehose and Sons, (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William Smart. Land Valuation.

AcreValue analyzes terabytes of data about soils, climate, crop rotations, taxes, interest rates, and corn prices to calculate the estimated value of an individual field.

The two-rate property tax, moreover, is the most commonly used political implementation of land value taxation, and is a perfectly normal example of ecological tax reform, the latest mechanism for advancing ecotaxes.

The first three sections consider ecotaxes and ecological tax reform, and outline their structural and practical characteristics. But if you’re tax at 45% on your labour, while those that own assets go untaxed, bridging that wealth gap is very hard to do.

I’m going to describe a system of taxation now that would result in unearned wealth being distributed and shared, while earned wealth is kept. It’s called land value tax – LVT. land value taxation in his book, Progress and Poverty ().

The Institute has sponsored numer- ous studies of land value taxation and related topics, and in published the book-length analysis, Land Value Taxation: Theory, Evidence, and Practice. tax-simplification-the-case-for-a-land-value-tax Adam Smith considered the topic of taxes on agricultural land (which he called 'the ordinary rent of land'), houses ('house-rents') and residential land values ('ground-rents') in The Wealth of Nations (Book 5, Chapter 2) he co.

The problem could be solved by a tax on land values. George’s subsequent masterpiece, “Progress and Poverty”, sold more copies in America in the s than any other book except the Bible.

Author of this article, Dick Netzer, argues that, although the empirical evidence on land values is poor, some reasonable estimates suggest that, at least in the United States, the land value tax could replace the conventional local property tax at reasonable tax rates.

Buy Land-value Taxation: The Equitable and Efficient Source of Public Finance by Kenneth C. Wenzer, Kenneth C. Wenzer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. The value of land is the only value that is created by access to community-created and government-created advantages.

Under a land value tax, every taxpayer pays in proportion to the benefits he receives, and does not pay on the fruits of his own labors.

A land value tax is a more predictable way to tax property based solely on the value of a parcel of land and not any associated buildings. The concept of a land value tax dates back to the Author: Julia Kagan. Land-value taxes have their roots in the ancient principle that people enclosing common land for agricultural use had a duty to share some of the resulting crops.

Around BC, the Chinese. A land value tax policy instead serves to invite and reward vertical development in our cities and older communities that save, land, utilizes existing infrastructure and creates a sense of community and place that commuter oriented areas of a sprawl simply do not have.” LVT is not a panacea for all of the problems of Pennsylvania's : Joshua Vincent.