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History and economics of U.S. excise taxation of luxury goods

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excise tax -- United States -- History,
  • Luxuries -- Taxation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Alan Talley, Jack Taylor, Dennis Zimmerman
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1990, reel 12, fr. 0838
    ContributionsTaylor, Jack, 1935-, Zimmerman, Dennis, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15173656M

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