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10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes
10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes Stephanie Greenwood 1595581618 9781595581617 A short, snappy handbook countering the anti-tax, anti-government rhetoric that permeates our culture and reminding us why taxes lie at the heart of a functioning dem
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10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes by Stephanie Greenwood

A short, snappy handbook countering the anti-tax, anti-government rhetoric that permeates our culture and reminding us why taxes lie at the heart of a functioning democracy. Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Paying taxes. Its something almost everyone loves to hate.10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxesmakes the case for thinking about taxes in a fresh and progressive way and offers plenty of material for anyone interested in countering the conservative anti-government, anti-tax agenda. Written by activists, economists, teachers, political scientists, and businesspeople,10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxesoffers an array of powerful arguments that will reframe the tax debate. Chapters on the effect of taxes on the economy, education, the environment, and the distribution of opportunity will arm readers with a wealth of arguments to turn the tables when thinkingor arguingabout taxes and provide a menu of ideas for how to transform the tax code into a tool for social justice. This book will spark a lively and much-needed debate about all manner of tax issues, from the inheritance tax and flat taxes to tax cuts and the role that taxes play in the growing economic divide in the United States.

Author: Stephanie Greenwood

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: The New Press

Publication Date: 2008-01-30

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