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General Characteristics of the Tax System

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Provides an overview of Japan's tax development, dating back to the pre‐war period with a brief explanation of general characteristics that are thought to be of basic importance to understand the ... More


The Soul of Government: Creating an American Fiscal Regime

Max M. Edling

in A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226181578
eISBN:
9780226181608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years after the War of Independence the United States was in dire financial straits. The attempt to service the public debt run up during the war generated much hardship but little money to ... More


Benefits, pensions, tax credits and direct taxes

John Hills, Paola De Agostini, and Holly Sutherland

in Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327714
eISBN:
9781447327745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327714.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines changes in social security and direct tax policies, spending levels and their redistributive effects in the period since 2007. It discusses the importance in particular of the ... More


Strengthening Redistribution

Brian Nolan, Chrysa Leventi, Holly Sutherland, and Iva Tasseva

in Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with redistribution by the state via cash transfers and direct taxes, which is influential on how incomes evolve for working-age households around and below the middle of the ... More


Alexander Hamilton’s “One Shot” before the U.S. Supreme Court

Gregory G. Garre

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at Alexander Hamilton's one appearance before the nation's highest court, the Supreme Court of the United States. Although important, his case, Hylton v. United States, was hardly ... More


Delivering Public Services

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In a recent report by the World Bank, the delivery of public services in India was cited as poor. The report attributed the bad service delivery to poor accountability and lack of autonomy. The ... More


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