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The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
The Future of Taxation
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The Future of Taxation

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I gave this presentation in my co. taxation class; it briefly covers land tax, paying taxes through the internet, tax reform and voting reform.

I gave this presentation in my co. taxation class; it briefly covers land tax, paying taxes through the internet, tax reform and voting reform.

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  • The gov. is not working FOR the ppl; the gov. IS the working ppl
  • graph: forgot to add „bail out wallstreet bankers“
  • SET BUDGET – equal % will be taken from each catagory to meet the budget requirements for certain necesseties (such as firefighters, policemen, hospitals, and schools)
  • Georgism = everyone owns what he or she creates but everything found in nature (esp. land) belongs equally to all humans (today – animals, too!)
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    • 1. New & Different Options K. Navi Phifer (0523482) Company Taxation - Dr. Von Wuntsch College of Applied Sciences, Berlin May 12th, 2011 www.knavita.com 1
    • 2.  Bibliography How to Pay Taxes – a Voting Reform On What to Pay Taxes Discussion Throughout 2
    • 3.  E-voting w/o fraud: David Bismark Individual tax $ allocation: my own thoughts Land tax (single tax)  Henry George „Progress and Poverty“ (1879) http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Progress_and_Poverty  „Land & Freedom“ bi-monthly magazine (Jan/Feb 1936)  Mason Gaffney „Land as a Tax Base“ (1993) http://masongaffney.org  Irish Land Tax Implementation (Nov. 2010): http://www.thejournal.ie/government-announces-new- site-value-tax-from-2012-2010-11/ 3
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    • 8.  Transition to online tax payment Tax filing & voting: April 15th (vote unhappy, election Nov. 15th) Individual allocation of tax $ 8
    • 9. Positive Negative - rich people have more+ more democratic money, decisions+ fair, just - rich people may not+ tax payment more favour greater good (votes of equal weight?) interesting (like - certain necessities may investing) not have enough $+ politicians must (set budget) contantly prove useful - budget chages each year 9
    • 10.  Problem: poverty & wage slavery Philosophy & ideology: Georgism Population growth = growth in land value Problems of our time:  speculation & loans (Chinese, US housing market)  wars for oil & fresh water  limited space (agriculture, record human population, rising ocean levels) 10
    • 11.  NOT property tax No VAT, no tariffs, no income tax NOT a flat tax  Location is important  Housing & business taxed differently  xxxx Gov. controls natural monopolies Land always connected to labor (moreso than speculation) 11
    • 12.  Encourages landowners to be most efficient No tax on buildings & improvements = more development More homes & business places lowers rent No mines held idle (gov. controls natural monopolies) ... increased production & lower prices Environmentalists also support eco-tax Eliminates dead-weight losses (less economic distortion) (Allegedly) reduces speculation in housing markets Modernization: no land tax for real-estate on water 12
    • 13.  Taiwan (Republic of China) Singapore Russia Estonia Parts of Pennsylvania & Alabama, USA Parts of New South Wales, Australia Parts of Mexicali, Mexico In 2010 the Republic of Ireland announced plan to introduce (partial) LVT beginning in 2013 13
    • 14. Positive Negative - difficult to assess land+ no land mortgages binding value farmers - regular assessments+ shouldn‘t burden industry - more „land grabbing“ (Adam Smith) - today‘s economy less+ tax fraud more difficult industry, more+ tax burden shifted to technology & wealthier peoples finance+ Catholic / Christian belief - can it raise enough $$ ? well-suited for USA - no clear land titles (developing countries) 14
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