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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Revenue sharing -- United States.,
  • Intergovernmental tax relations -- United States.,
  • Local finance -- United States.,
  • Income tax deductions for taxes -- United States.

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Statementprepared for the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.
SeriesS. prt -- 98-77., S. prt -- 98-77.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations., Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18036162M

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