Taxation and Society in Twentieth-Century Argentina

Taxation and Society in Twentieth-Century Argentina

by José Antonio Sánchez Román


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This book provides a historical narrative of the Argentine tax system in the twentieth century. It argues that the failure to build permanent trust between the state and the civil society and the unraveling of confidence within Argentine society itself account for the collapse of the progressive tax system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230341265
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/31/2012
Series: Studies of the Americas
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

José Antonio Sánchez Román is a professor of Modern History at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Table of Contents

Introduction Discussing the Income Tax (1914-1930) Economic Elites, Legitimacy, and Progressive Taxation (1930-1945) Taxation and Peronism (1946-1955) Into the Labyrinth (1955-1976) Searching for Solutions: the VAT Conclusions

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