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Evaluating Fuel Tax Equity: Direct and Indirect Distributional Effects

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  • Casler, Stephen D.
  • Rafiqui, Aisha
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    Discusses recent proposals by the Clinton Administration that calls for a general tax on all energy products. Along with raising revenue, such a tax has the desirable effects of conservative finite resources, reducing pollution emissions, and reducing dependency on foreign supplies of energy.

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    Article provided by National Tax Association in its journal National Tax Journal.

    Volume (Year): 46 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 197-205

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    Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:46:y:1993:i:no._2:p:197-205

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