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Taxes: Paying for Government Services (slideshow)

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Publication Date: March 2007

Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center

Author(s): Kim Rueben

Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Topic: Banking and finance (Taxation and tax policy)

Keywords: Tax Policy; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; State and Local Issues; Distribution of Taxes and Income

Type: Audio/Visual


Rueben's presentation outlines state and local revenues and provision of services. Specifically, she discusses aspects of who pays the tax burden, such as efficiency and equity. The presentation concludes with some special issues relating to state and local governments, including tax exporting, balanced budget rules, and tax limitation rules.