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Reconsidering Substance Over Form in PPL


Jacob Goldin


Stanford Law School; Princeton University - Department of Economics

December 10, 2012

Tax Notes, 2012

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The controversy surrounding PPL v Commissioner has framed the issue as one of substance versus form, accepting that the tax in question is economically equivalent to a tax on income. However, the fact that the tax is levied on the basis of average profits rather than total profits causes it to differ from conventional income taxes in important ways.

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Date posted: December 24, 2012  

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Goldin, Jacob, Reconsidering Substance Over Form in PPL (December 10, 2012). Tax Notes, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2193390

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Princeton University - Department of Economics ( email )
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