The Ultimate Tax Reform: Public Revenue from Land Rent

36 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2008  

Fred E. Foldvary

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department

Date Written: January 2006

Abstract

An ideal public revenue policy respects a person's right to privacy, does not discourage work or savings, and does not induce dishonesty. While income, sales, and value-added taxes fall woefully short of this ideal, land value taxation meets each requirement.

Suggested Citation

Foldvary, Fred E., The Ultimate Tax Reform: Public Revenue from Land Rent (January 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1103586 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1103586

Fred E. Foldvary (Contact Author)

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department ( email )

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA California 95053
United States

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