Posts Tagged by Property Tax
|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 […]
|January 25, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What’s the matter with Michigan? Rise and Collapse of an Economic Wonder This 2008 article of December 27 puts the automobile phenomenon in a broader and deeper context. This writer is a professor of economics at the University of California […]
|May 22, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Green Tax Shift Drawing More Attention Scottish Commentary on Local Tax Reform Here are portions of an article appearing in the Sunday Herald (Scotland). Tax the land and let the green shoots show by Antony Akilade, Deputy Business Editor My […]
|February 12, 2007||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial The Futility of Not Tapping Land Value by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Those fools in California thought they could limit government and slash property taxes by merely passing a law. In 1978, the voters of California approved Proposition […]