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Who bears the burden of a land value tax over the long-term?

Presumably, the biggest land tax burden would be on the people who have large tracts of land that they get large revenues from. The highest land tax rate for a given amount of land would likely be for ...
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Who bears the burden of a land value tax over the long-term?

The burden of a land value tax falls, as you say, on those who are landowners at the time the tax is introduced. A key to this question is to recognise that for land, as for many capital assets, there ...
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Who bears the burden of a land value tax over the long-term?

The value of a constant stream of rents in perpetuity with interest rate i is $\frac{rent}{i}$. The proof of this is here: http://www.netmba.com/finance/time-value/perpetuity/. Note that I'm using &...
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Who bears the burden of a land value tax over the long-term?

Who bears the burden of a land value tax over the long-term? Tax burden is determined by relative elasticity of supply & demand. The tax burden generally falls mostly on the side that is less ...
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