Federal taxation as an instrument of social and economic policy
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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • Taxation -- United States -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesUniversity of Florida law review.
StatementIrving J. Goffman [and others]
SeriesSymposia on law and society
ContributionsGoffman, Irving J. 1933-
LC ClassificationsHJ2381 .F4
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5285995M
ISBN 10030670501X
LC Control Number72005017

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