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The fifth edition of this book has been revised and updated to reflect changes brought about by the 1986 Tax Reform Act, and other major changes in tax laws since 1983. It emphasizes such issues as comprehesive income taxation, inflation adjustments to income taxation, graduated income taxes versus expenditure taxes, the effects of taxation on economic incentives, and fiscal relations between federal, state and local governments.;The author presents and evaluates contrasting views on most forms of taxation - personal and corporation income, general and selective consumption, payroll, estate and gift, property, and state and local - and analyzes the process of tax legislation and the role of taxation in fiscal policy.;This is a non-technical book for general readers and students interested in taxation as an instrument of social policy.