Towards equity in tax administration essays in honour of S. Ambalavaner

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Published by Sarvodaya Vishva Lekha Publishers in Ratmalana .

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  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Tax administration and procedure -- Developing countries.,
  • Taxation -- Law and legislation -- Developing countries.,
  • Fiscal policy -- Developing countries.

About the Edition

On contemporary issues relating to tax administration, fiscal policy, tax legislation in developing countries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementcompiled by International Fiscal Association, Sri Lanka Branch.
ContributionsSivanandan, Ambalavaner., International Fiscal Association. Sri Lanka Branch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ2351.7 .T68 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3586766M
LC Control Number2002286123

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