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A plan for a national demogrant financed by a value-added-tax

by Leonard M. Greene

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Published by Institute for Socioeconomic Studies in White Plains, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Income maintenance programs -- United States.,
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.,
    • Value-added tax -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeonard M. Greene.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.I5 G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 25 p. ;
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4892908M
      ISBN 100915312034
      LC Control Number76025793
      OCLC/WorldCa2561436

        Good news travels fast. Last December, a story appeared in the mainstream international media, e.g., Britain’s Independent newspaper, that Finland was planning to bring in a guaranteed basic income for all her citizens: “Finland’s government is drawing up plans to give every one of its citizens a basic income of euros (£) a month. The issue arose again in New Zealand following its shift back towards indirect taxation after the introduction of a comprehensive Value Added Tax known as Goods and Services Tax (GST) in refer Robert Stephens, ―The Economic and Equity Effects of GST in New Zealand,‖ in GST in Retrospect and Prospect, ed. Richard Krever and David White.

        The latest news from BEA can be found here. James Hamilton provides some details on this % annual growth rate bit of goods news and lowers his recession probability. A few more observations are in order. Consumer demand growth was only 3 percent – which to a Rubinesque bear like myself is sort of good news if this eventually translates into more investment.   • A 10% value added tax (VAT) has been estimated to be a source of revenue of about $ billion. That could be increased to reach $ trillion or added to other sources of additional revenue. • These other sources of revenue could be a carbon tax ($ billion), a financial transaction tax ($ billion), or taxing capital gains like.

      A basic income guarantee (basic income, citizen’s income) is a proposed system [1] of social security, that regularly provides each citizen with a sum of contrast to income redistribution between nations themselves, the phrase basic income defines payments to individuals rather than households, [2]income redistribution between nations themselves.   The Tax Policy Center has run the numbers to show how different income groups would be affected by the Rangel tax reform proposal compared to the tax law currently on the books. Here is roughly what the numbers (in Table T) show: The bottom three-fourths of households, those making less than $75, a year, are not much affected.


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Plan for a national demogrant financed by a value-added-tax. White Plains, N.Y.: Institute for Socioeconomic Studies, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leonard M Greene.

The National Tax Rebate: by Leonard M. Greene Hardcover. $ $ 9 More Buying Choices $ (9 Used & New offers A plan for a national demogrant financed by a value-added-tax Jan 1, by Leonard M Greene. But a national retail sales tax could create new areas of complexity, for example, in administering the proposed demogrant that returns part of the revenue to millions of households, and in enforcing the tax code to ensure that personal and business consumption are not mixed.

The McGovern-Clinton Demogrant to every citizen, paid at the beginning of every month, financed by a proportional tax on consumption, such as a value-added tax. When Senator Clinton floated her and other taxes, with a national consumption tax paid by consumers, once upon a new retail purchase.

Some believe that the income. BOOKS RECEIVED Mitchell, Edward J., ed. Vertical Integration in the Oil Industry. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, $. This rebate is financed from the authority’ s revenue and as such represen ts a small redistribution to large, low income households from those who pay higher water bills.

eral level, this attitude may well lead to enactment of a federal value-added tax, which would be a national sales tax in disguise-a con-summation that the new populists would surely deplore. Chamberlin, Book Review, 21 U.

REv.(). CHODORov, THE INCOME TAx: ROOT OF ALL EvI. at 8. George McGovern, the Democratic candidate in the American election, proposed a “demogrant” of $1, ($5, at today’s prices) to every citizen, a policy drawn up by James Tobin, an.

Stern: A Contingency Plan for Technology-Induced Job Loss. Andy Stern, a senior fellow at the Economic Security Project, is the former head of the Service Employees International Union and author of the book, Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream.

A basic income can also conceivably be paid by a supra-national political unit. Several proposals have been made at the level of the European Union (see Genet and Van Parijs ) and some also, more speculatively, at the level of the United Nations (see e.g.

KooistraFrankmanBarrez ). constrained in providing income security through general-revenue financed programs, provisions in the tax system, and federal cost-sharing of provincial programs.

See Blomqvist. extreme poverty at the national scale, other forms of social challenges could emerge or become more prominent. This may bring to light questions on existing welfare policies, and potential barriers to maintain effective support for those in need. Against this backdrop, UNDP China initiated a discussion research project on UBI.

The aim is to start. Thus, the question of whether high marginal tax rates come with an unaffordably high cost to the U.S. economy remains unsettled.

Does Atlas Shrug?, a recent collection of papers written mostly by public finance economists and superbly edited by Joel Slemrod, represents the most recent attempt to answer this question. The Value-Added Tax: Key to Deficit Reduction, Washington: American Enterprise Institute ().

McLure, C.E., Jr., Alternative Tax Policies for the Future in Light of the Current Economic and Budget Outlook, J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance 4/3 (). The national public opinion poll taken in November by Chile’s Centre for Public Studies (CEP) () showed that 41% of the survey respondents felt that one of the most common causes of.

An unconditional basic income (also called basic income, basic income guarantee, universal basic income, universal demogrant, or citizen’s income) is a form of social security system in which all citizens or residents of a country regularly receive an unconditional sum of money, either from a government or some other public institution, in addition to any income received from elsewhere.

The Sander's tax plan would raise $ trillion over the next decade, according to the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC). Even if you believe these calculations, which should be taken with a lot of grains of salt, the net result is a growing national debt and more taxes for everyone.

Contesting the Progressives' Takeover of Vermont. There often is debate about whether, if we went the national consumption tax route, a value-added tax (VAT) or retail sales tax (RST) would be better.

I regard the two taxes as in principle identical except that a VAT has better enforcement potential. Cain, however, has both in his plan. She introduced a value-added tax, which boosted government revenues, slashed administrative costs and instituted a cash-transfer programme that gives up to 15, pesos ($) a year to nearly 4.

The Future of Social Security Policy Current debates concerning the future of social security provision in advanced capitalist states have raised the issue of a Citizens’ Basic.

keeping the promise of social security in latin america funds could invest up to 10 percent of their assets in dollar- euro- and yen-denominated federal government and Central Bank securities.National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now! Full text of "Gold: .In December each of the town’sresidents became eligible to receive a monthly payment worth just under $3, financed with the help of Maricá’s share of Rio state’s oil royalties.

The sum is small but for Washington Quaquá, the mayor of Maricá and architect of the payments plan, the idea is .