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General payroll taxes economics, politics, and design by Jonathan R. Kesselman

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Published by Canadian Tax Foundation in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English



  • Canada.,
  • Australia.


  • Payroll tax -- Canada.,
  • Payroll tax -- Australia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 368-385) and index.

StatementJonathan R. Kesselman.
SeriesCanadian tax paper,, no. 101, Canadian tax papers ;, no. 101.
LC ClassificationsHJ4662.A7 K47 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 391 p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL409314M
ISBN 100888081219
LC Control Number98110667

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