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Taxation without representation : the history of Hong Kong's troublingly successful tax system

Author: Michael Littlewood
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:HKU Press digital editions.
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This work tells an instructive tale of Hong Kong's tax system from 1940 until the present day. For Hong Kong's own historians and political scientists, it supplies cogent but previously neglected evidence of the influence of the territory's business interests.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Littlewood, Michael, 1960-
Taxation without representation.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010505294
(OCoLC)539990003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Littlewood
ISBN: 9789882205352 9882205356 9882207456 9789882207455 1282750275 9781282750272 9786612750274 6612750278
OCLC Number: 707091235
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 361 pages)
Contents: Supporting the British war effort : 1939-1945 --
After the war : 1945-1947 --
The governor goes native : 1947-1952 --
A "horse and buggy" statute : 1952-1961 --
Cowperthwaite is reined in : 1961-1971 --
Sincere failure or successful charade? : 1971-1981 --
The modern city-state : 1981-1997 --
The return to Chinese rule : 1997-2009 --
Epilogue : where to from here?
Other Titles: History of Hong Kong's troublingly successful tax system
Responsibility: Michael Littlewood.

Abstract:

This work tells an instructive tale of Hong Kong's tax system from 1940 until the present day. For Hong Kong's own historians and political scientists, it supplies cogent but previously neglected evidence of the influence of the territory's business interests.

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