Economic Problems Of Peace After War (volume 2) by William Robert ScottEconomic Problems Of Peace After War (volume 2) by William Robert Scott

Economic Problems Of Peace After War (volume 2)

byWilliam Robert Scott

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CONSCRIPTION OR PROSCRIPTION OF CAPITAL Il y a plusieurs grands Docteurs en matières d'imposts, qui sçavent beaucoup de moyens de faire fonds aux finances, mais ils n'ont jamais eu le vraye science d'honneur, n'y la prudence politique. Bodin. CONSCRIPTION OR PROSCRIPTION OF CAPITAL IN the previous argument the general conclusion has been that in war finance the balance of advantage remains upon the side of a judicious combination of taxes and loans, where the ratio between them is determined upon the principles which have been established. In that enquiry full consideration has been given to many schemes which aim in different ways at augmenting the amount to be obtained from taxation. These plans are often so constructed as to point in two different directions. On the one side they may be directed towards raising the greater part of war expenditure by taxation while the war is in progress; or, on the other side, they may advocate measures for extinguishing a part of the debt, which the war will leave behind it, by some special tax or levy designed for this purpose. It follows that schemes of the latter type will require separate examination before any attempt is made to investigate the conditions which may be expected to govern finance in the early years of peace, since a large part of the revenue (which will then be required) will depend to a large extent upon the amount of debt outstanding, and consequently a reduction in that total would react both on the annual charge for interest and redemption. The external form in which the current proposals of this type have been expressed has been determined by the operation of the Military Service Acts. Thus there are many references to Conscription of Wealth, Conscription of Income and Conscription o...
Title:Economic Problems Of Peace After War (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217833721

ISBN - 13:9780217833721