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Canada"s tax system and the poor

Ernie S. Lightman

Canada"s tax system and the poor

a background paper and pre-budget submission to the Minister of Finance on behalf of the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO)

by Ernie S. Lightman

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Published by [s.n.] in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Canada,
  • Taxation -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernie S. Lightman.
    ContributionsNational Anti-Poverty Organization.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2449 L54 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 leaves :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19038907M

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