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Book-Tax Conformity for Corporate Income: An Introduction to the Issues

In: Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 19

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  • Michelle Hanlon & Terry Shevlin, 2005. "Book-Tax Conformity for Corporate Income: An Introduction to the Issues," NBER Chapters, in: Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 19, pages 101-134, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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