Posts Tagged by Property Tax
|August 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Voters in Canada’s Winnipeg have a chance to elect a leader with the guts to confront land speculation and thus improve the city.
|August 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Solar firms have found friends in sunny California, but if those friendly politicos want to get serious, they must fine polluters.
|June 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The Guardian’s George Monbiot slams his Labour Party for rejecting a tax on land value and caving in to conservatives.
|March 25, 2014||Posted by Scott Baker under Editorials|
No longer are well-connected companies mere parasites, now they’re full-fledged econ-eaters! How much will be left when they’re done?
|March 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Great Britain’s press comes thru again with support for sanity in tax policy, well ahead of the press of other nations.
|November 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Instead of laughing at a great idea, Portlandia’s press praises it.
|November 5, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
One way to prosperity is how Singapore did it. They figured out what to do with land value, with the money people pay for a location. That freed them up to choose smart taxes, not dumb ones. Could other places copy the Singapore way? Find out.
|November 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
The real state is real estate; land speculators rule the land. If you’re not getting an exemption for your land, then you’re paying more tax so speculators can pay less.
|October 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The biggest magazine on economics tells it like it should be.
|July 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The granddaddy of business magazines says, in print, that Governments should make more use of land taxes. Taxes on immovable property are the most growth-friendly. They make it more expensive to buy purely for speculation, restraining booms. Developers don’t hoard undeveloped land. Globalized firms and skilled people can’t dodge them. This 2013 excerpt is from The Economist, Jun 29.
|June 7, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
When the value of good land rises Charities get bumped as speculators get rich What if a charity cant afford the land it has been on? What if public spending ups the land value of a rich landowner? Whats […]
|December 10, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Nobelist Stiglitz Calls for George’s Tax Irish Austerity Plan Includes Land Tax Is geoism catching on? We trim, blend, and append six 2010 articles from: (1) BBC, Nov 24, on Irish austerity; (2) Left Foot Forward, Nov 24, on Irish […]
|May 26, 2010||Posted by Hanno T. Beck under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Guess which tax gets singled out? City profits on tax lien misery You hate to see somebody lose their home. But do you want to pay their taxes for them? Thats the choice we have in the current system, until […]
|August 4, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What if property taxes are the best way to tax? Warning: get off housing gravy train The media is making sense! Not once but three times recently, reporters have addressed an unpopular but vital reform. Thanks to them, millions of […]
|March 22, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
DC fixer-uppers become tax ruins or renewals? Breaking in on the rent seekers When the US capitols city government doubled its property tax rate to 10% for unoccupied residential buildings and vacant lots, land-rent hoarders claimed it would backfire; it […]