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Growth and Variability of State Individual Income and General Sales Taxes


  • Dye, Richard F.
  • McGuire, Therese J.


Uses national aggregate time series data to estimate the trend rate of growth and the deviation from trend for several components of state general sales and individual income tax bases. The results indicate great variety in growth and variability characteristics across tax base components.

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  • Dye, Richard F. & McGuire, Therese J., 1991. "Growth and Variability of State Individual Income and General Sales Taxes," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 44(1), pages 55-66, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:44:y:1991:i:1:p:55-66

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